“loud music” murder trial  (Page 2)

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 5: Dunn Testifies, Defense Rests

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 5:45pm 2/11/2014 at 5:45pm

NOTE: LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, VERDICT WATCH

Today the Dunn trial managed to wrap up all of the evidence to be presented to the jury, including a bit of rebuttal evidence once the defense had rested.  All the criminal charges–first degree murder, three counts of attempted murder,...

Read More...
 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day 5

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 8:18am 2/11/2014 at 8:18am

NOTE: LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, VERDICT WATCH

—————-

Welcome to day five of our live coverage of the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, with the smaller, upper-most feed proving the most reliable yesterday.

Expectations are that this morning...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 4: Entire Self Defense Narrative At Risk

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 10, 2014 at 6:20pm 2/10/2014 at 6:20pm

After four days of trial testimony, and with at most two defense witnesses yet to testify, there exists a distinct possibility that the defense has failed to meet its burden of production on self-defense.  If so, the jury will not be instructed to consider self-defense as a possible legal justification for...

Read More...
 
 
 

Mid-Day Wrapup: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Four

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 10, 2014 at 1:25pm 2/10/2014 at 1:25pm

This morning saw testimony from two FDLE evidence technicians, and more interestingly from the medical examiner who conducted Jordan Davis’ autopsy.  She concluded it was most likely that Davis was leaning away from the source of gun fire when he was struck by three bullets, one mortally.  After the medical examiner’s...

Read More...
 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day 4

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:00am 2/10/2014 at 9:00am

NOTE: LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, VERDICT WATCH

—————-

Welcome to day four of our live coverage of the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, with the smaller, upper-most feed proving the most reliable yesterday.

Before we get to that,...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 3: Dunn’s Fiancé A Tragic Witness

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 6:37pm 2/8/2014 at 6:37pm

NOTE: LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, VERDICT WATCH

—————-

We ended the mid-day wrap up–available here:  Mid-Day Wrap-Up: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Three— still engrossed in the direct examination of Detective Kipple by State Attorney Angela Corey, and in particular with an image of the trajectory dowels marking bullet strikes #7,...

Read More...
 
 
 

Mid-Day Wrapup: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Three

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 12:48pm 2/8/2014 at 12:48pm

The court moved through three witnesses this morning, including two evidence technicians and the Deputy who executed the Jacksonville arrest warrant on Michael Dunn at his residence the day after the shooting.

Before the trial proper started there was apparently an evidentiary issue that needed to be addressed. There existed a forensics...

Read More...
 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day 3

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 9:09am 2/8/2014 at 9:09am

UPDATE 2-11-2014 – Testimony over, here’s the latest update: “Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 5: Dunn Testifies, Defense Rests.

—————-

Welcome to day three of our live coverage of the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, with the smaller,...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 2: The Durango Survivors Testify

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2014 at 8:09pm 2/7/2014 at 8:09pm

The court moved through nine witnesses today, as they proceeded with the State’s presentation of its case in the “loud music” first degree murder trial of Michael Dunn, for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

These witnesses consisted of several first-responders to the scene, the three young-men who were with Davis...

Read More...
 
 
 

Mid-Day Wrapup: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Two

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2014 at 1:07pm 2/7/2014 at 1:07pm

The court moved through five witnesses this morning, as they proceeded with the State’s presentation of its case in the “loud music” first degree murder trial of Michael Dunn, for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.

The first four witnesses were all first responders–three police officers and a Fire & Rescue...

Read More...
 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial, Day Two

Police Officer Robert Holmes, Michael Dunn "loud music" murder trial
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 7, 2014 at 9:12am 2/7/2014 at 9:12am
Police Officer Robert Holmes, Michael Dunn "loud music" murder trial

Welcome to day two of our live coverage of the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, with the smaller, upper-most feed proving the most reliable yesterday.

At the bottom of the post is a live Twitter feed with my...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Day 1: Animosity and Provocation Narratives Emerge

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 9:05pm 2/6/2014 at 9:05pm

The key legal narratives of both the State and defense began to emerge this afternoon as the Michael Dunn “loud music” murder trial kicked off with an afternoon launch.

Dunn, 47-years-old, is charged with 1st degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. The State believes Dunn shot Jordan out...

Read More...
 
 
 

LIVE COVERAGE: “Loud Music” Murder Trial

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 12:24pm 2/6/2014 at 12:24pm

As we did during the Zimmerman trial, we plan to cover the “loud music” 1st degree murder trial of Michael Dunn in real time. Here are a couple live video feeds, we’re not yet sure which will prove more reliable.

At the bottom of the post is a live Twitter feed with...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial Begins: Meet the Jurors

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 10:23am 2/6/2014 at 10:23am

The Florida “loud music” murder trial begins at Noon today.

As you’ll recall, 47-year-old Michael Dunn is charged with 1st degree murder (FL Statute 782.04) in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis, and the attempted murder of three of Davis’ companions, all of whom were also struck by bullets.  Dunn claims...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial: Jury Selection Completed, Trial To Begin Tomorrow

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 8:00pm 2/5/2014 at 8:00pm

A jury of 10 women and 6 men were chosen today for the first degree murder trial of 47-year-old Michael Dunn, charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.  Twelve of these sixteen will sit as primary jurors, and another four as alternates, but it was not yet clear as...

Read More...
 
 
 

“Loud Music” Murder Trial: Jury Selection Underway, Media Excluded from Voir Dire

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 6:00pm 2/4/2014 at 6:00pm

Jury selection continues for the second day in the murder trial of Michael Dunn, as the media has grounds for new cries of suppression following Judge Healey’s decision to exclude them from the courtroom, as reported by WJCT news in Florida.  Also in court yesterday, Michael Dunn formally pleaded not guilty...

Read More...
 
 
 

Judge in “Loud Music” Murder Trial Tosses Discovery to Civil Court

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 4:16pm 1/30/2014 at 4:16pm

Judge Russell Healey, presiding over the murder trial of Michael Dunn in the shooting death of Jordan Davis, promised the parties a decision Wednesday on releasing to the media the jail house telephone recordings of Dunn.

Oddly, this was a decision all sides had thought he’d made just this past Friday, when...

Read More...