Saturday, December 8, 2007

Pre-Trial Hearing Held on 12/7

The Federal District Court Judge ("Captain") Singal held a hearing 12/7 in Concord, NH. The hearing was listed on the docket as a "Change of Plea" hearing of Robert Wolffe.

Docket Entry:
NOTICE OF HEARING as to Robert Wolffe: Change of Plea Hearing set for 12/7/2007 01:30PM before Chief Judge George Z. Singal at the Rudman Courthouse, Concord, NH. (dae) Entered: 11/26/2007)

The hearing turned out to be a court appointed lawyer firing session by the defendants. Wolffe filed a notice of termination of Paul Garrity as his lawyer and Danny had his lawyer relegated to "stand by" status and will be proceeding Sui Juris.

Federal District Court, Robert Wolffe Notice of Termination of Attorney

So much for the wildly gossiped about plea agreements and proffer follies (sorry to let the boot lickers over at Quatloos down).

Another hearing has been scheduled on the docket for 1/8/2008:
NOTICE OF HEARING as to Daniel Riley, Jason Gerhard, Cirino Gonzalez, Robert Wolffe: Preliminary Pretrial Conference set for 1/8/2008 02:30 PM before Chief Judge George Z. Singal in Portland, Maine. (jar) (Entered: 12/07/2007)

Thanks to Joe, Bernie, Lauren, Jim and Dave for the micro protest and excellent reporting at the court house.

Check out the "Ridley Report" video from the hearing
Youtube Video - Part 1
Youtube Video - Part 2

Monday, November 5, 2007

Audio Message From Danny

Danny would like to get a message out:

Audio File...

(Download the file , then play it)

Monday, October 22, 2007

Federal Court Schedules Status Conference, Attorney Situation Still Not Ruled On

This notice appears on the case docket inspite of repeated motions to withdraw court apported attorney.
NOTICE OF HEARING as to Daniel Riley: STATUS CONFERENCE: A status conference is set for Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 1:00 PM before Chief Judge George Z. Singal, Sitting by Designation. PRESENCE OF ALL COUNSEL IS MANDATORY; the defendant shall not be transported for this conference. Counsel shall be prepared to advise the court as to the trial status. The conference will be held at the U. S. District Court for the District of Maine, 156 Federal Street, Portland, ME 04101. The court's main number is (207) 780-3356.(jar) (Entered: 10/18/2007)

Federal District Court Attorney Mark E Howard Assented to Request For Ruling On Motion To Withdraw As Counsel (second motion)

Federal District Court Defendant Motion to Stop Harassment from Attorney Mark E Howard

Federal District Court Defendant Demand to be His Own Counsel and Motion for a Judge in the District of the Offense

Danny Riley, Phone Interview

Danny gave a quick phone interview from jail. He would like to say thank you to everyone for your support and give you a few thoughts on what he is up against.
Audio Link...
(download the file, then play the clip)

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

District of New Hampshire Refers Case to District of Maine

Chief Judge Steven J. McAuliffe declared an "emergency" because all of the judges in the District of New Hampshire had recused themselves from this case (inspite of Judge Joseph DiClerico Jr. not being recused). He issued an order referring the case to the District of Maine. George Z. Singal, Chief Judge for the District of Maine, concurred with the order. Magistrate Judge David Cohen has been assigned to the case.
Federal District Court, Concurring Order Referring Case to the District of Maine

DJR Files Memorandum of Law Supporting Writ of HC


State Court Amended Memorandum of Law Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

State Court, Memorandum of Law Supporting Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus