Lawyers Will Be Lawyers, Dumping More on Juries Than They Can Process

NOVEMBER 6, 2008 By LESLIE EATON and AMIR EFRATI Wall Street Journal DALLAS — When the high-profile prosecution of a Texas charity accused of helping Palestinian terrorists collapsed in a chaotic mistrial here a year ago, there were lots of theories about what went wrong, from government overreaching to a new political climate to a [...]

HLF accountant testifies all day (Nov. 5, 2008)

Prosecutor Barry Jonas continued his cross-examination of former HLF accountant Wafa Yaish on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 by asking him whether the HLF reported their foreign bank accounts to the Internal Revenue Service. Americans are required to file this when dealing with foreign accounts, Jonas said. Yaish who has not dealt with foreign accounts since [...]

Defense witnesses continue testifying (Nov. 4, 2008)

The courtroom air was chilly as usual on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, but there was something different about the atmosphere. Maybe it was the jury who seemed more engaged, or perhaps it was the overwhelming truth, uncovered at last.

Two defense witnesses testify (Nov. 3, 2008)

Jurors listened more intensely than ever before on Monday, Nov. 3, 2008, as they got crash courses on Islam and the Palestinian culture.