Interviewed by Daily Journal re Trial Strategy in Public Corruption Trial

Interviewed by Daily Journal re Trial Strategy in Public Corruption Trial

I was interviewed by the California Daily Journal about trial strategy and tactics.  In a seven-month public corruption prosecution in San Bernardino, the defense chose to rest after half a day of evidence that included no witnesses. The brevity of the defense reflected a belief that the prosecution did not meet its burden of proof. The obvious takeaway is that it signals confidence in the lack of evidence in the government’s case. It bolsters the impression that the defense is comfortable.

 

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