Category Archives: Evidence Law

Morning Open Thread – Depostion nightmare

Morning Open Thread is an open discussion forum for human interest news of the day. I have participated in several hundred depositions over the past 40+ years. Sometimes as a witness, and sometimes as an observer/consultant. If one stays in … Continue reading

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OJ Revisited (Introducing the FFS Guest Blogger Program)

Submitted By Blouise ED. NOTE: In Re the FFS Guest Blogger Program It is a great pleasure to announce the first publication under our Guest Blogger Program at FFS. The way this works is simple.  If you have an idea … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Law, Crime, Criminal Law, Evidence Law, FFS Update(s), Law Enforcement, Media, Murder | 96 Comments

From Democracy Now!: More Information about Ferguson Grand Jury Witness 40

By Elaine Magliaro Last Wednesday, Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez spoke with William Bastone, the lead author of The Smoking Gun article that exposed the identity of “Witness 40.” On Monday, The Smoking Gun identified “Witness 40” as Sandra McElroy–a “bipolar Missouri … Continue reading

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St. Louis Prosecutor Bob McCulloch Says He Knew “Witness 40” Lied to the Ferguson Grand Jury

By Elaine Magliaro Mike Hayes (BuzzFeed) has reported that St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch admitted during a radio interview with KTRS on Friday that he let witnesses who he knew were lying testify before the Ferguson grand jury. McCulloch told radio host McGraw … Continue reading

Posted in Criminal Law, DOJ, Equal Rights, Evidence Law, FBI, Government, Jurisprudence, Justice, Law Enforcement, Local Government, Missouri, Politics, Racism, Society, States, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 238 Comments

Mike Brown Shooting: Open Discussion, December 3, 2014

Documents Released in the Ferguson Case Here are documents and evidence presented to the grand jury in Clayton, Mo., that was deciding whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown.

Posted in Constitutional Law, Evidence Law, Jurisprudence, Law Enforcement, Legal Analysis, Racism, United States | 667 Comments

Why Shawn Parcells? — “Don’t You Dare Kick That Dog” III

By Bob Stone Benjamin Crump hired world renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden to perform a second autopsy. Yet Crump also hired Shawn Parcells to “assist” Dr. Baden; when Dr. Baden requested no such “assistance.”   So what does Shawn Parcells … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Law, Courts, Crime, Evidence Law, Jurisprudence, Law Enforcement, Legal Analysis, Legal Theory, Uncategorized, United States | 892 Comments

While Truth Was Pulling Her Boots On: “Don’t You Dare Kick That Dog!” II

By Bob Stone “If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight.”  – Children Learn What They Live by Dorothy Law Nolte On November 6th, if you were paying close attention, you would have noticed a story about Mike … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Law, Courts, Crime, Evidence Law, Jurisprudence, Law Enforcement, Legal Analysis, Legal Theory, Uncategorized, United States | 91 Comments