bill schurman

bill schurman 4 months, 3 weeks ago on Three-week trial scheduled for Thomas Lee Johnson

Jerry, All of the lawyers in the Johnson and Holmes trials are salaried employees and that of course includes the judges thus there is no enrichment. The one thing that is curious is that the prosecutor in the Holmes matter is expected to announce that he'll be a candidate for the US Senate fresh off seeking the death penalty (in spite of the fact that the defense would plead Holmes guilty to first degree murder with a sentence of life without parole) for future political ambitions? As to the Johnson matters, it was the prosecution who successfully tendered a legally erroneous instruction on the right of self--defense thus resulting in a new trial and in the second trial the prosecution successfully argued the Johnson could not exercise his constitutional right of self representation again resulting in a new trial. In both Johnson trials Kerry St. James was the lead prosecutor and is now consulting with the local District Attorney's Office. These are my opinions and I'm sticking to them. Bill

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bill schurman 4 months, 3 weeks ago on Our View: City should ground air tax promotion

Just goes to show you that four of the council members are in the bag for the Chamber and the LMD board. Why on earth should the City spend any monies to educate the public on the alleged value of the winter air service program.? The TODAY is correct, let the private sector raise the monies, after all if anyone benefits from the winter air service program it's the private sector. No need to put the Chamber and the LMD board on subsidized welfare,

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bill schurman 4 months, 3 weeks ago on The Record for Monday, Sept. 21, 2015

"1:16 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a hunter in the Steamboat area who was possibly dealing drugs". Surely, there is more to the story or as usual, the hunter could not be located ?? Come on TODAY, don't let us hanging like this, get busy and do a little reporting.

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bill schurman 4 months, 3 weeks ago on Three-week trial scheduled for Thomas Lee Johnson

It is apparent that you have not read either of the Appellate decisions, thus, factually your rambling diatribe makes no sense. As they proclaim at Faber College: "knowledge is good".

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