It is a critical thing to understand in every lawsuit. Many people just flat do not remember what happened. Ed Marty, the general counsel for the Court of Criminal Appeals, in the end, simply admitted that he did not remember what he told Judge Johnson. This from a trained lawyer with many years experience.
Splitting Hairs is not a Strong Defense
By Thomas J. Crane on
Posted in Litigation and trial practice
As often happens in trials, there is substantial dispute over what happened when lawyers for Michael Richard seeking more time. The call went to Ed Marty, general counsel for the CCA. He has given different statements about happened. In one account, he says he told the duty judge, Cheryl Johnson, that the lawyers called. In…