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Archive for March 25, 2016

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March 25, 2016: POST-VERDICT

“It is clear that she deliberately breached her oath to tell the truth. Her value as a reliable witness is diminished accordingly.” – Judge Horkins He said what? I was never expecting a guilty verdict.  I knew the cases were not strong and that it would be a he said/she said.  I typically refer to that as the she said/she said, since the accused never said anything.  I reminded myself that I had just gone and shared my experience in...

February 1, 2016: TRIAL

The unmarked police car came to escort me to court.  I couldn’t believe the day had finally come and that I was the first.  I was to speak the first words in a trial so many had been waiting for.  It was an immense amount of pressure. I suppose ignorance is bliss.  I had been prepared for her tactics and methods but no one can prepare you for this experience.  I was fortunate to be able to sit in the...