the question put to Behan regarding what he might, or might not, have said to Shibell. The defense attorney was simply employing a cheap-lawyer trick, i.e. asking a question to which he knew the answer was, "no." The ploy is often used by lawyers to implant questions into the mind of jurors, or in this case, Spicer.
For the life of me, I can't see the difference between that cheap-lawyer trick and perjury. But then lawyers are allowed to do things we laymen are not. One of those is take money from clients accounts and later replacing that money. It's call co-mingling and is not considered a crime in Louisiana.
Why is it we elect these guys to make our laws for us (rhetorical)?
I, too, have always been interested in Shibell's role (or lack of one) in the hearing. One of the defense attorneys asked Behan if he had not, in fact, characterized the difficulty to Shibell as a... more
Bob, I don't believe Butch Badon,Sat Apr 14 18:17