Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Kabuki theatre

All afternoon I was receiving text messages regarding the testimony going on.

You have to admit that one Judge testifying against another Judge is compelling theatre.

Judge's hearing begins amid protests
By Craig Kapitan - Express-News

As attorneys for both sides delivered lengthy opening statements Monday morning in the public inquiry of embattled Texas Court of Appeals Judge Sharon Keller, they agreed on at least one thing.

“This is not a referendum or debate...concerning the death penalty,” said special prosecutor Mike McKetta — his statement later mirrored by defense attorney Chip Babcock.

But given the protestors outside the Bexar County Courthouse and the packed 37th District Court, it was sometimes hard to tell.

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