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Sawyer v. Asbury defendants asking the 4th Circuit to stop the trial

I know that many people have been following this case, so here is an update.  On Monday I was ordered by the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to respond to a Petition for Writ of Prohibition filed by the defendants in the Sawyer v. Asbury 1983 excessive force case.  The new jury trial on damages is scheduled for next week.  I was given until yesterday to respond.  Unless the Fourth Circuit says otherwise we are having a trial on Tuesday.  Here is our response:

(Yes I did this in two days, so please excuse any mistakes)

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August 9, 2012 - Posted by | Appeals, Civil Liability, Governmental Liability, John H. Bryan, Lawsuits, Police, Police Misconduct, Trials

1 Comment »

  1. I am so happy that you not only advocate for your clients, but for our freedoms of speech and information as well, which you so adeptly pursue on this blog. West Virginians need to know the abuses and tyrannical tendencies of our government and its legal system. Keep ’em in check!

    Comment by Beau H. Bryan | February 4, 2013 | Reply

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