Friday, March 16, 2007

News and Notes

Julie Kay writes today about Judge Moore's preclusion of the wet-foot, dry-foot defense in the baseball player smuggling case. Here's Judge Moore's order.

Jay Weaver discussed more discovery in Padilla here: " reputed al Qaeda member told U.S. authorities that the terror network scrutinized Jose Padilla as a recruit for Islamic extremism in 2000-01, according to a new document filed in federal court in Miami." And you can view the document discussed.

And to complete our federal court reporter trio, Vanessa Blum discusses the Hollywood cop hearing yesterday, in which Judge Seltzer granted the parties' request for extra time to resolve the matter before arraignment.


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Anonymous said...

Ha Ha Hollywood. Those dudes were in cahoots with Navarro pulling 2 Live Crew's Album, "As Nasty As They Wanna Be" from shelves. Another one of my favorite cases from down South.


Anonymous said...

i suggest that you change your professional name to D. oscar markus,esq. that should distance yourself from the other markus who got arrested and had a drug problem. good luck!