Sarah Palin to Testify in TN E-Mail Hacking Trial
The trial of 22 year old David Kernell, charged with hacking into Sarah Palin's e-mail account, is underway. Palin will be a witness. Her husband and daughter Bristol may also be witnesses.
Tennessee is heavily Republican and the defense fears Palin will unduly influence the jury. The judge refused to allow the defense to voir dire the jury on wehther they have strong feelings about Palin.
The defense says Kernell had no criminal intent and it was all a prank. He's facing a maximum of 50 years on 4 felony charges. [More...]
And here's an odd phrase for an Associated Press news article.
Pre-trial maneuvering by the defense showed concern that some jurors in heavily Republican East Tennessee could be dazzled when the conservative star testifies.
Maneuvering? Does he mean motions? What a poor choice of words, they need to fix that.
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