Today in Court The trial resumed after the long weekend with the continuation of testimony from defendant and former NRA CFO, Woody Phillips, who remained on the stand all day. Quick Summary of Today’s Testimony Analysis The NYAG is effectively painting a picture of a non-profit spending vast sums of money with friendly vendors and […]
Today in Court The morning began with additional audio testimony clips being played for the jury from Rick Tedrick, the NRA’s Managing Director of Finance. The trial day ended with testimony from former NRA CFO and defendant Woody Phillips. Quick Summary of Today’s Testimony Analysis While the audio testimony from Rick Tedrick was lengthy and, […]
Today in Court The majority of the trial day was consumed by live testimony from NRA Director of Finance Michael Erstling. The day concluded with the jury being played audio deposition testimony from Rick Tedrick, the NRA’s current Managing Director of Finance. Quick Summary of Today’s Testimony Analysis Erstling is an impactful witness for the […]
Today in Court The morning began with former NRA board member Esther Schneider resuming her testimony, facing cross examination from the defendants. The New York Attorney General (“NYAG”) then called the third witness in its case: non-profit expert Jeffrey Tenenbaum. The final thirty minutes of the trial day consisted of initial testimony from NRA Director […]
Today in Court In the morning, the NRA’s attorney Sarah Rogers presented an opening argument to the jury that lasted approximately an hour. This was followed by opening arguments by the lawyers for the individual defendants: Wayne LaPierre, Woody Phillips, and John Frazer. The jury then heard from the first two witnesses called by the […]
Today In Court In the morning, the parties finished jury selection and other pre-trial issues. In the afternoon, the trial began with Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Monica Connell giving the government’s opening argument. Quick Summary of Today’s Testimony Analysis The NYAG wasted no time ensuring that the jury’s first impression of the case included some […]
Filing Summary On January 6, 2024, the New York Attorney General filed their Pre-Trial Memorandum of Law.
Filing Summary On December 9, 2023, the NYAG submitted a filing containing both their witness list and that of the Defendants. According to the filing, the NYAG plans to call 36 witnesses while the Defendants, collectively, included 86 witnesses across their lists.
Filing Summary In a pre-trial order, DC Superior Court Judge Yvonne Williams scheduled the trial in the DC Attorney General’s case against the NRA Foundation for April 29, 2024. The trial is expected to last no more than eight days.
Filing Summary On September 20, 2023, the New York Attorney General filed a motion to compel the supplemental testimony of NRA Board Member Willes Lee. The Attorney General explains their reasons for requesting this additional testimony in its supporting memorandum of law. Key Points