tyler davis goes to trial next oPXg8eDJ
off to a great staRwBn
hallahan was arguing that 1 of the 3 blows hit the concrete floor, not the victim. again, take that shit to trial if you want.
i swear to god at least twice though he said “alternate white”
anyone else hear that?!
he played the clip many times, counting the number of times the victim said the phrase “bitch ass.”
apparently 6+ gets you a near fatal head wound
judge moore said “words are important in the business of law.”
just another day in charlottesville.
(please explain the satirical value of the totenkopf, the insignia worn by SS o nY9CD5EOY1
(witnesses can only answer questions, they don't get to just TALK)
"i saw numerous incidents of antifa personnel [sic] engaging in hit & run assaults."
hallahan first pretends he doesn't understand the question. then says he doesn't remember what he said. "i remember what you said," judge moore said flatly, unamused. hallahan interrupts, arguing.
"dan had no recollection of anyone around him. he was so full of fear."
i guess for the CW atty, there's no harm in letting the defense shoot themselves in the foot.
hallahan responded, "mr borden was at the park for quite some time enjoying a soda."
"i absolutely do not think my son did anything wrong," said daniel borden's father, regarding the incident in which his son nearly murdered a man, beating him repeatedly with a board.
the judge asks the witness he knows the man whose video borden spoke on (it's baked alaska). they show him a still & he has no idea who the man is. his son's friends had left early & weren't on the videos he watched
i assume this is some kind of anti-government comment, but... that's not how any of this works.
she insists, though, that "what @shaunking wrote was not correct."
she's released without any redirect from hallahan.
so many times today i had to pick my jaw up off the floor.
it is a defense attorney's job to vigorously defend their client, but this is trash. morally, ethically, professionally trash. and incorrect - he stipulated to those facts at the plea stage.
"he didn't pick up the board & run at somebody right away," after all.
in his closing, he argued that it MATTERS A LOT!!! if some of his client's blows didn't land on harris.
further, he believes all 3 blows landed on the victim.
"he is going to be punished for what he did."
"what i saw was malice & intent to do serious bodily harm."
"this is one of the worst beatings i've ever seen as a lawyer or a judge"
when he sees those confederate monuments, he doesn't see white supremacy, "i see boys & men from the hills & farms of virginia" who fought in the war
"i was gonna do everything i could to keep him on the ground."
[he's lying on the ground, beset by 5 other men, bleeding, and not moving.]
and that it shows the danger of a mob mentality -- many people involved did things they wouldn't normally do.