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Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Kobe Case Judge Makes Right Call

The judge in the Kobe case has made the sensible decision to allow testimony on the accuser's sexual history in the preliminary hearing, as I have been arguing for in recent days. There are some graphic details coming out now that sound like very good news for the defense. Still it's probably nowhere close to enough to prevent a trial from going forward. To quote Drudge: Developing...

PLUS: The talking heads on cable news discussing the case seem about as partisan as the political guests that come on to defend the Republicans and Democrats. The defense attorneys always support Kobe's side, and the prosecutors always back the Colorado DA's office. I never realized the extent of kinship that defense attorneys and prosecutors apparently have with one another.