The trial of former University of Louisville education dean Robert Felner and his colleague Thomas Schroeder is expected to be delayed until next year after their attorneys filed motions seeking additional time to review the government’s evidence. Assistant U.S. Attorney Bryan Calhoun said in response to the motions that the government did not oppose the delay.
A spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney David Huber said today that a new date has not been be set by U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson III. The current trial date is Dec. 22.Motions filed by the defense indicated that the prosecution turned 17,299 pages of documents over to them this month, and more documents are expected in the coming weeks...
...According to the indictment, [Felner and Thomas Schroeder of Fort Byron Ill] fraudulently obtained nearly $2.3 million in grant and contract money from U of L and the University of Rhode Island.
Monday, November 24, 2008
This from Nancy at C-J: