Poetry lovers will recognize the title of this blog article isn't exactly the one used by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, but in this instance it's to call attention to the absolutely absurd behavior of the prosecutors in the Anthony case -- they intend to file suit to make Casey Anthony pay for the investigation and trial. You can read about this nonsense here.
In civil suits it's customary for the losing side to have to pay for the court costs of the winning side. It's that way in part to prevent a good measure of frivolous suits. Using that long-standing practice, the State of Florida should have to pay for all of Anthony's legal costs, including the experts who had to be consulted.
But instead the prosecutors, who can't admit they simply didn't have a case against Anthony, are trying to punish her in spite of her acquittal. So they are going to spend more of the State's money hounding that woman. Isn't that throwing good money after bad? If they do take it to trial and lose, perhaps the cost of both trials should be taken out of the paychecks of these nincompoops.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
PEOPLE v. PETERSON (SCOTT)
Case: S132449, Supreme Court of California
Date (YYYY-MM-DD): 2011-07-28
Event Description: Extension of time granted
On application of appellant and good cause appearing, it is ordered that the time to serve and file appellant's opening brief is extended to and including September 30, 2011.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Monday, July 25, 2011
I just noticed this on the Appellate Court's docket for Scott's case. I assume this will be another 3 month extension, thus extending the deadline to November 1. I will check daily for approval/disapproval of this extension and let everyone know what the new deadline is. In case someone doesn't know, the link to the Appellate site is in the right column under Links to Related Sites.
|07/25/2011||Request for extension of time filed||to file appellant's opening brief (4th request)|