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Jeralyn Merritt

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Jeralyn is a Denver-based criminal defense attorney. She writes daily at TalkLeft: the Politics of Crime .
 
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About Me:
Jeralyn is a Denver-based criminal defense attorney. She writes daily at TalkLeft: the Politics of Crime .

Who Will Deliver for Fitz?

By: Wednesday January 31, 2007 7:10 pm

Wigmore described cross-examination as the "greatest legal invention ever invented for the discovery of truth.” (5 J. Wigmore, Evidence §1367 (J. Chadbourn rev. 1974.) Put another way, it's a great tool for ferreting out untruths in the courtroom. It's Fitzgerald's job in the Libby case to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Scooter Libby lied [...]

Judy Miller’s Note-Triggered Memories

By: Tuesday January 30, 2007 7:00 pm

What a day at the Scooter Libby trial. This is what I came to Washington for — that sense of being right in the middle of the action, totally engrossed in the moment, never once looking at my watch, and when 5:00 came, wishing we didn't have to go home. The day began slowly enough, [...]

Never in His Wildest Dreams

By: Monday January 29, 2007 5:30 pm

(Many thanks to the great folk at PoliticsTV for taping the after-trial wrap-up for us.  You guys are the best!  — CHS) It's week two in the Scooter Libby trial. Marcy has done a great job of live-blogging todays testimony. Today was my first day at the trial. I spent most of it in the [...]

Libby Trial: Out of the Starting Gate

By: Sunday January 21, 2007 4:30 pm

It's a snowy Sunday here in Denver and I'm flattered to be spending part of it writing a post for Firedoglake, as Christy makes her way to Washington and Jane continues to heal post-surgery. Pachacutec has done a great job of live-blogging the jury selection process for you in the Scooter Libby trial. With 30 [...]

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