[conspire] (forw) Reiser trial: DNA tests partially flubbed, defence motion for mistrial

Christian Einfeldt einfeldt at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 23:06:28 PST 2008

On Feb 5, 2008 10:57 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:

> Quoting Christian Einfeldt (einfeldt at gmail.com):
> > It's sad that the judge didn't have enough backbone to grant def's
> > motion to dismiss, which I am assuming was filed.
> I would guess, on the latter (motion).  Anyway, my impression is that
> she thought there was just enough to support allegation that a crime had
> occurred, and that the DA had produced enough reason to suppose that
> Hans at least was in some way culpable, or at least had knowledge about
> the crime that he wasn't producing.

IMHO, she punted and did the politically convenient thing.  This is exactly
why judges should not have to stand for recall.

> Anyway, they got sponsorship from Clear Channel, CBS Outdoor, and Idiom
> Technology for free professional marketing (billboards, Web site); how
> exactly, dunno, but they may have just asked.

Wow, that is odd, don't you think, that those companies would sink that kind
of capital into this case?  It seems like an awful lot of charity for a
questionable case.  Someone has some pull somewhere.  This just doesn't add
up, IMHO.
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