Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Capturing the Twittering Bird

Just for the record...I wanted to capture my chirps (and some very poor photography) from the Petrilli v Silberman trial on KSN&C. For those of you who didn't follow the trial that way, they are time and date stamped and read from the bottom up.

KSN&C: Enabling Reform - a response to H-L's Friday editorial on Petrilli v Silberman. http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/7:34 PM Aug 2nd from web

Was Twitter worth doing? Let us know at Kentucky School News & Commentary. http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/12:14 PM Jul 29th from mobile web

A quick note of thanks to those of you who followed me during the trial. It was an interesting experiment in instant reporting.11:30 AM Jul 29th from mobile web

Jury finds for Silberman.3:36 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Jury has reached a verdict.3:33 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

The jury has now had the case for 2 hrs and 30 min. The longer it goes...more likely the verdict favors plaintiff.3:24 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

...their own kids.2:44 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

McNeill: To side w/Plaintiffs "you have to reach the...insulting conclusion that Afr Am parents care more about Afr Am teachers than...2:44 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Just looking at the jury, one does not get the sense that they are naturally radical... by any stretch.2:30 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Golden used a jury nullification approach telling the jury they could do whatever they wanted.2:27 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

McNeill stuck close to the jury instructions...a real left brained approach. He told the jury what they couldn't do.2:26 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Reflections on the closing arguments...2:25 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Golden completes his close. Case goes to the jury.12:52 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Golden begins his close.12:04 PM Jul 28th from mobile web

Re: Jury instructions...Those must be the best possible instructions for FCPS.11:54 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Court in recess for 15 minutes. Golden to close next. Then the jury will get the case to deliberate over lunch.11:49 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

McNeill rests.11:46 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

McNeill begins close.10:47 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Wow. So the central question of the case becomes THE big question for the jury. If they believe her resignation as written...it's over.10:43 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

If no...then jury proceeds to 8 pages of instructions on race discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower claims.10:41 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

If you answer Yes...you have found for the defendants...FCPS.10:36 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

...Booker T Washington Academy on August 27, 2007?10:34 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

"Question #1 Do you believe from the evidence that the plaintiff, Peggy Petrilli, voluntarily resigned from her position as Principal of...10:33 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Jury instructions hinge on one question alone.10:30 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

After side bar..another break...McNeill prepares to close.10:27 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Testimony concluded. Next up closing arguments and jury instructions.10:21 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Golden completes his cross examination. Court in recess for 15 minutes.10:06 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Visiting Russian judges are in attendance today. Court will resume in 5 minutes.9:13 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Long debate - now @ 55 minutes - is delaying the start of today's testimony.8:56 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

KSN&C has been promised a copy of the final jury instructions when the jury goes into deliberation.8:27 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Golden: Petrilli had no bargaining power...If you're not the person holding the gun, you don't waive anything.8:24 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Ishmael: If the jury decides she voluntarily resigned, knowing her options, how is that not a waiver of any claims?8:22 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Attnys and judge debate jury instructions. The focus is on whether the jury believes Petrilli voluntarily resigned.8:21 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

All parties present. Let the wild rumpus begin.7:58 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Fearless ramblings on the outcome @ KSN&C. http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/7:57 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Getting ready for Day 8! Petrilli v Silberman. First order of business...fussing over jury instructions.7:56 AM Jul 28th from mobile web

Across town Fayette Co Board gets ready to meet.5:43 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

McNeill concludes. Golden's cross will wait until morning when court will resume.5:39 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Jury members are getting tired...checking the clock.5:34 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Alva Clark on stand....McNeill plows old ground.5:14 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Quick break. Alva Clark still on stand. If they plan to finish today...they better get a move on.4:26 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

McNeill calls Alva Clark.3:53 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Lynch chairs the Concensus Forecasting Group.3:08 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Lynch is attorney...experienced in public administration and forensic economics.3:04 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Trial resumes. McNeill calls Lawrence Lynch.3:01 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Stone excused. PM break. 3 more witnesses to go.2:30 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Golden: Would this document justify taking an adverse employment action against Peggy a year later?2:22 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Stone recounts list of parent complaints.2:05 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

Lisa Stone takes the stand as trial resumes.1:04 PM Jul 27th from mobile web

The Plan: Finish all proof today. Come back tomorrow for closing and deliberations.11:50 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Golden continues to show that whatever problems may have existed were all resolved and were not germane.11:48 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Court in recess for Lunch.11:45 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Golden begins cross of Dykes.11:10 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Kathy Dykes still on the stand.10:55 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Trial resumes10:54 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

McNeill continues to try to show that there were lots of reasons why parents were upset with Peggy that go beyond race.10:48 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

From Kathy Dykes: litany of complaints...non compliance10:35 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

..."too fast" "too focused" "left stakeholders behind" "stakeholders (PR)" "lessons learned"10:33 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Young - Notes from Petrilli interviewers: "parents left behind"..."must have PR"...10:32 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Jury in recess for 15 minutes.10:27 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

McNeill calls Sp Ed Dir Kathy Dykes.9:37 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Notes from Jess interview not shredded as usual..admitted as exhibits.9:11 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Young says Stu only relayed positive assessment of Petrilli.9:10 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Conversation with Silberman re: Petrilli suit came after Jessamine passed on her.9:09 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Young says Jess Co was concerned with circumstances surrounding BTWA from news stories.9:07 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

McNeill calls Jessamine Co Supt Lu Young.8:47 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Jury enters. Trial continues with defense case. McNeill expects to finish his part today.8:44 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Ishmael Overruling Plaintiff's motion: I'm troubled by each of those elements. I'm going to let the jury hear ...the proof on that.8:32 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Ishmaeł on Defense motion for directed verdict: Petrilli had the requsite constitutional guarantees.8:29 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Trial will proceed on 3 claims: Racial discrimination, Retaliation and whistleblower.8:26 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Judge throws out Constitutional claims.8:24 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Court is in session early. Judge expected to hear motions.8:14 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Petrilli v Silberman Day 7 coming up soon.8:04 AM Jul 27th from mobile web

Just Posted @ KSN&C: Flash Poll. The jury will find for.... Tell us what you think. http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/11:00 PM Jul 25th from web

Just Posted @ Kentucky School News & Commentary Petrilli v Silberman Day 6: http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/5:19 PM Jul 24th from web

Court in recess until Monday morning.4:32 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Jurors indicate to Judge that they all can continue to serve next week.4:31 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Plaintiff rests.4:29 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Judge says it looks like another long day Monday...possible Tuesday.4:13 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden calls Brenda Allen. Court rules Allen does not have to appear due to attorney client privilege.4:10 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Judge confers with attorneys on remainder of trial.4:08 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Silberman excused.4:07 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden: "Wasn't the goal to send Carmen & Fabio out to her house, to pressure her to resign.4:00 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden bears down on Silberman.3:57 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu: That's the bottom line on this whole situation. I did not make Peggy leave.3:39 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

"Did you throw Peggy under the bus? Stu "Oh no. Peggy made the decision to leave."3:31 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Court resumes. Stu still on the stand.3:02 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Court in recess.2:35 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

After side bar...McNeilll begins cross.1:45 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden: "Didn't you decide it would just be easier to turn your back on Peggy?" Stu: "That is just not true."1:44 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden concludes. McNeil reserves right to recall Silberman. Does not cross.1:40 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu: Peggy could have gone back to BTWA.1:39 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu is back on the stand. Lisa Stone is probably next.1:05 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Trial resumes.1:04 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

McNeilll's client is Stu but it's also the Board. Is that the thing? ? ? ?12:41 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Doesn't Stu own the privilege? Can't he waive it at will? Hummmm.12:35 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

...but he didn't say everything he wanted to citing priv. My question is....12:33 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

...attny/client priv. Stu told the jury he wanted to answer and that "it was critical." ...12:32 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Is there a lawyer in the house? Before lunch Golden asked Stu a question involving the board attorney. McNeilll cautioned Stu about ...12:30 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

This AM: Ishmael admonished attorneys "Remember Rule # 1...Attnys ask...Witnesses answer...and can explain.12:22 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu said: I knew her to be an outstanding instructional leader...had a significant issue with management...relationships12:14 PM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Court in recess until 1PM11:22 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu: Sir, There was nothing more that I wanted than for Peggy Petrilli to succeed11:17 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu on Aug 22 Mtg:I thought it was just one more thing that Peggy had gotten us into. I was there to smooth things out.11:15 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Trial resumes with Silberman back on the stand.10:43 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden adopts a more combative tone with Stu.10:35 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Court in recess for 10 minutes. Judge has conflict @ 11:30.10:32 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Stu takes the stand.9:48 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Council selection was by consensus. "We all had to agree."9:39 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

McCuley: On Council selection of new principal - Berry wanted more "diverse" candidates. Requested more from Stu.9:37 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Another juror was excused before this morning's session. Down to 12. No more alternates.9:33 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Golden calls BTWA teacher Leigh McCuley.9:07 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Court back in session.8:53 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Petrilli v Silberman Day 6...coming up.8:39 AM Jul 23rd from mobile web

Just Updated @ KSN&C: Petrilli v Silberman Day 5 http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/7:01 AM Jul 23rd from web

Court in recess until morning. Coleman excused.5:32 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Golden redirect of Coleman.5:22 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Judge announced that excused jurors brother passed away.4:57 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Jury asks for 5 minute recess. Coleman on stand.4:50 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

McNeill begins cross examination of Coleman.4:25 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Coleman: She was supposed to call...next thing I knew she had an Attorney and I was out of the loop.4:24 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Golden: Do you remember !tu makikng the decision that she had to resign or retire?...4:22 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Cranfill excused. Golden calls former FCPS dIrector Carmen Coleman.3:37 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Golden calls Calvin Cranfill. CPA.3:11 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

...If everybody is having a problem with Bob. The problem is probably Bob.3:10 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

McLaughlin testified he spoke to Petrilli about Maxwell's "Bob Principle"...3:09 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Court back in session...but giving the jury some time to regroup.3:05 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Juror became upset upon receiving some bad news related to the health of a family member and was excused.3:04 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

McNeill finishes cross. Court in recess for 15 minutes.2:45 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Court resumes with Bob McLaughlin on the stand. McNeill to begin cross examination.1:30 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Court in recess for lunch.12:00 PM Jul 22nd from mobile web

...told her to go slow...relationships first.11:55 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

McLaughlin warned Petrilli in advance old historical trust issues between BTW and FCPS, he testifies.11:54 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Golden calls Bob McLaughlin.11:16 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Jones says: Over the years...always at the top of the list was Afr Am males11:16 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Court resumes. Golden calls Cheryl Jones...by video deposition.10:48 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Re: Not liking Berry...I've been married 48 years and there have been days we didn't like each other10:46 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

...by November he had policies on discipline and committees10:44 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

On cross...Gum says he always talked with parents about out of area requests...10:43 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

...that Berry was opinionated and could fly off the handle but he never had a problem with Alva Clark10:42 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

...said that the next principal would be better off without Berrry and Clark...10:40 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Gum testified that the instructional piece was in place and he focused on relationship building10:39 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Gum excused. Court in recess for morning break.10:26 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Golden redirect. Back to McNeill.10:20 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

McNeill cross examines Gum.9:48 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Golden calls Jock Gum...followed Petrilli as interim @ BTWA8:48 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Court is in session for Day 5 Petrilli v Silberman8:44 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Also posted: Did the Jury Buy Buddy? http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/8:34 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Posted at KSN&C: Petrilli v Silberman Day 4 http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/8:32 AM Jul 22nd from mobile web

Wiseman concludes and court is in recess until 8:45 tomorrow morning.5:16 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Wiseman is now Asst Supt in Paris.4:54 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Connor excused. FCPS DPP Gary Wiseman called.4:53 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Golden completes direct...McNeill begins cross.4:24 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Berry excused. Golden calls Barbara Conner...FCPS civil rigths compliance officer.4:11 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Court resumes with Jessica Berry still on the stand. Berry says teachers complained about the low teacher retention rate...3:08 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Court in recess for 15 minutes.2:43 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

...saw administrators in room with tests..looked like erase marks...2:40 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Berry: It was my understanding admin were not supposed to be in contact with tests.2:39 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

...one by one, while Berry testifies who offered each complaint.2:37 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

McNeill is working Berry through the 2 1/2 page list of complaints from Aug 22 mtg.2:35 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

BOE member Becky Sagan is in the gallery this PM.2:31 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

McNeill cross examines Berry. Berry is very matter of fact with both Golden and McNeill.2:11 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Trial resumes. Golden calls Jessica Berry.1:21 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

will the jury see him as too smooth?1:20 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

...on the stand, he presented himself as a smooth individual...crafting his answers.1:20 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Thoughts on Clark: Much of Petrilli's case, it seems to me, depends on the jury seeing Clark as someone who was reacting from anger...1:18 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Afternoon line up includes Jessica Berry, Barbara Connor, Jock Gum, with Gary Wiseman on hold.12:09 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

McNeill concludes cross examination.12:04 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

Judge adds Twitter to his list of jury admonitions as court is in recess for lunch.12:03 PM Jul 21st from mobile web

McNeill begins cross examination of Buddy Clark.11:13 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Clark testifies has had heard of people threatening to go to the media...but not picketing.11:04 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Court resumes...Clark still on the stand.10:57 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Did Clark threaten FCPS with fed suit? Clark: It was an option but we didn't want it..."10:55 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

According to Buddy Clark he didn' have anything to do with letters written to Silberman' except for the actual language.10:32 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Golden continues to grill Clark.10:03 AM Jul 21st from mobile web
Golden calls Buddy Clark.8:56 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Amanda Main Ferguson is back for more.8:46 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Court in session. FCPS COO Mary Browning is in the house.8:45 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Petrilli v Silberman Day 4 coming up in a few minutes. Barbara Conner is in the hallway.8:27 AM Jul 21st from mobile web

Golden conclues. Court in recess until morning. Judge warns...trial is moving slower than anticipated.5:24 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

McNeill concludes. Golden redirect.5:17 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

McNeill continues his cross examination of Peggy Petrilli.3:38 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Court resumes3:33 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Walther testified the he advised Petrilli that cost of defending would be $25 K + and that's only through hearing level.3:33 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Walther says district investigations typically are concluded within 20 days.3:30 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Walther excused. Court takes 15 min recess.3:08 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Walther explains what it takes for a principal , non-KEA, to sue while unemployed. No income. High fees.2:11 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Weinberg: It was very obvious to me that Jessica Berry and the Clarks wanted an Afr Am principal1:55 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Weinberg says Stu threw Peggy under the bus.1:53 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

After cross - Weinberg excused. Golden calls Attny Jeff Walther.1:51 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

After side bar judge announces the court is going to take 2 witnesses out of order. Golden calls Alice Weinberg.1:31 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

I get the feeling McNeill is just warming up...expect him to dominate much of the afternoon1:25 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Court resumes with Petrilli back on the stand for cross examination from McNeill1:21 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

By law, it was the council, not Silberman, that chose the permanent replacement, a black female.1:04 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

McNeill effectively argues that when Silberman chose the interim replacement it was a white male.1:02 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Golden must prove that"Petrilli was replaced by a person of a different race"1:01 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

In this morning's cross, McNeill took dead aim at the racial discrimination charge.1:00 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Court in lunch recess....McNeill continued to score points related to the circumstances surrounding resignation.12:02 PM Jul 20th from mobile web

Court resumes10:38 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

Shout out to FCPS BOE member Amanda Main Ferguson who is in attendance.10:17 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

McNeill pounds on the fact that none of Petrilli's present claims came up in her resignation letter or efforts to get job in Jessamine Co10:07 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

...shows effective coaching.10:05 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

Petrilli keeps cool and faces jury not McNeill despite his suggestion to the contrary.10:04 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

Petrilli under fire as McNeill tries to shake her testimony.10:03 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

Here come da Judge.8:49 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

McNeill will try to shake Petrilli's characterization of events in front of the jury.8:48 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

The case will resume with John McNeill's cross-examination of Peggy Petrilli. The show's about to begin.8:47 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

Petrilli v Silberman Day 3 is about to begin.
8:46 AM Jul 20th from mobile web

Just Posted: "Instructions for the Jury" at Kentucky School News & Commentary. http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/7:42 AM Jul 19th from web

Just Posted: Stu's Warrior @ KSN&C http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/9:09 AM Jul 18th from web

Just posted @ KSN&C Petrilli v Silberman Day 2...http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/12:13 PM Jul 17th from mobile web

Holliday's pay $225,000; starts Aug 59:57 AM Jul 17th from mobile web

Find lots of background info on new Ed Commish Holliday @ Kentucky School News & Commentary
9:42 AM Jul 17th from mobile web

Holliday Selected as Education Commissioner
9:30 AM Jul 17th from mobile web

New Commish Expected this AM. Anybody seen Terry at the Holliday Inn? When I hear from Lisa Gross, Ill give a chirp.
8:30 AM Jul 17th from mobile web

Just Posted @ KSN&C...HE SAID. http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/7:41 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Court in recess until Monday morning @ 8:45.4:08 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Golden finishes with Petrilli.4:06 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Aug 26 HL says you were leaving BTWA. Did you ever say that? Petrill: "No"3:23 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Judge mildly fusses at attorneys due to # of objections & side bars.3:07 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

BOE member Becky Sagan is in the house.3:06 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Petrilli: He was very clear, emphatic, I could resign or retire.3:06 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Petrill: Stu told me he had never seen such a hostile parent meeting as the one on Aug22, 20073:04 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Lots of objectioms...side bars. When Petrilli says "secret meeting" McNeill objects.3:03 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Court back in session. Petrilli still on stand.2:36 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

At the break Judge Ishmael made a comment that led me to believe he has discovered "those things called blogs."2:30 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Court in recess with Petrilli still on stand. Golden is working through documents: 10 exhibits so far.2:15 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Petrilli takes the stand.12:50 PM Jul 16th from mobile web

Ishmael has Grand Jury hearing. Jury doesn't want Petrill testimon├Ż broken up, so court will recess until 12:4511:06 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

McNeill ends opening statement. Golden calls 1st witness...Peggy Petrilli11:02 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

Court back in session. McNeill to open for defense.10:03 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

Golden concludes opening. Court in recess for 15 minutes.9:44 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

For Goldens and outline of Golden's opening see: http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/9:23 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

Golden opening statement9:01 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

Day 2: Petrilli v Silberman -Trail Begins8:55 AM Jul 16th from mobile web

Judge reviewed rules for the courtroom concerning cameras and audio recording...and adjourned for the day.4:34 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

On trial dates judge anticipates closing each day in the 4:30-5:00 range.4:28 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Tomorrow the trial will shift to Courtroom F...8:45am4:26 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Jury seated...5 men, 9 women; 3 blacks, 11 whites4:19 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge says, we'll get our jury and call it a day4:15 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

...says "This is a very unusual case...highly unusual circumstances...we're trying to do everything right4:14 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge apologizes to jury for long wait and long day.4:12 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Court back in session. Judge meets w/ attnys in sidebar.3:52 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

"I am embarassed by this but I assure you it is necessary, says judge.3:21 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

This break is for attorneys to research an important legal issue.3:20 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

After a long side bar with attorneys, Ishmael calls for antoher 15 minute break.3:19 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Sorry. No video of opening arguments as planned.2:53 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Had a nice chat with the judge during break...directed not to record audio...limited to 1 pic per witness2:51 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Court in recess for 15 minutes2:33 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Final juror candidate seated...is NOT a teacher...2:32 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

McNeill finishes voir dire. Another sidebar2:09 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

McNeill voir dire begins1:49 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Golden does not ask his racial discrimination question again.1:28 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Court back in session. Golden continues questioning.1:27 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Waitin' for the judge1:20 PM Jul 15th from mobile web

Recess until 1:1511:57 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Golden questions jurors11:57 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge intros Silberman and defense attorneys11:20 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge intros Petrilli and attnys.11:19 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Juror w/5 mo old is excused11:17 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Court resumes11:14 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

15 minute recess10:53 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge admonishes jury not to read about case, watch TV, read paper, look up on Internet10:53 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

One juror excused and replaced10:48 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

6 have...and one potential juror is reading today's H-L on the front row.10:30 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Anybody heard about or read about, or know about the case?10:28 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

...any language concerns?10:26 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Ishmael_"We'll be conducting the case in good ol' Kentucky English...10:25 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Lafayette tchr excused and replaced10:23 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Replacement jurors called...one teaches @ Lafayette10:12 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Five more excused for other reasons10:05 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Four juror candidates w/FCPS connections excused9:57 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Side bar...Attorneys question individual juror candidates9:37 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Ishmael...Do you think that if you voted against bd you would lose job?9:31 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

10 in pool have connections with FCPS9:29 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge questions jury pool9:28 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

08-CI-608 begins9:06 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Judge James Ishmael presiding Silberman and Petrilli present9:04 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Petrilli v Silberman begins9:03 AM Jul 15th from mobile web

Testing this device8:23 PM Jul 11th from mobile web

Petrilli v Silberman begins next Wednesday. I am considering Twittering the Trial. Good idea? Respond: http://theprincipal.blogspot.com/10:06 AM Jul 11th from web

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