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Butch Badon
Some thoughts on the hearing
Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:32pm

I don't have an answer for you Joyce, but my feeling is that witnesses were all kept out of the courtroom when they were not giving testimony.

However, neither Lubet's book, nor the official transcript of the proceedings address the issue. It simply identifies the witness. In most cases even the lawyers are not specifically identified. We simply know when the witness is giving direct testimony or being cross-examined.

As to what lawyer is asking the questions during those times, all is pure guesswork, save for a couple of instances.

But I would hasten to add that I don't know for a certainty that witnesses were sequestered.


  • question about court Hearing... ~ ~ ~ Joyce Aros, Wed Feb 18 7:54pm
    Though I have read Steve Lubet's book a couple years ago at least four times, underlined and made notes in the margins, I cannot remember for sure if, during the Tombstone Hearing, any witnesses were ... more
    • Some thoughts on the hearing ~ ~ ~ Butch Badon, Fri Mar 13 2:32pm
      • Butch/witnesses ~ ~ ~ Joyce Aros, Fri Apr 10 9:55am
        Hello, Butch Thank you for your comments. I think you are as close as anyone in determining the situation. I tend to think the witnesses were sequestered because it seems unlikely, that with some of... more
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