Friday, August 22, 2014

Senate trial date moved

Judge Hollis McGhee set the trial date for McDaniel v. Cochran to September 16. 



5 comments:

Jim Craig said...

Sixteen days of trial? That's as long (or longer) than most Mississippi murder trials.

It's "put up or shut up" time for Team McDaniel. They have two full weeks of witnesses to call to prove that 7000+ votes were not cast according to law.

Anonymous said...

All the more reason the Judge should grant the Motion to Dismiss before McD runs wild.

Anonymous said...

The Judge seems to love the limelight too much - saw Judge Coleman making the front page of the CL several times last year (and that was just Hattiesburg)- looks to me like he wants a new legacy in retirement.

Anonymous said...

2:17, you are confused. The election-challenge judge is Hollis McGehee, a retired chancery court judge, from Franklin county.

Whether your assertions about judge *Coleman* have any merit, I neither know nor care, but since Coleman has nothing to do with the case under discussion here, the answer is immaterial.

The reason that the case should not be dismissed on a technicality, before the evidence is heard by the court, is so that justice can be done -- and can be PERCEIVED to have been done, by repubs across the state.

Anonymous said...

2:36 - obviously my commenting needs a detailed explanation for you.

My comment was that McGehee, the trial judge for the McDaniel complaint, a former Chancery Judge from Franklin Countythe, saw too much of the Hattiesburg Mayor's election contest last year (2013) where there was a trial held - in Hattiesburg - and the appointed Judge was William Coleman, a retired Circuit Judge from Hinds County.

In the Hattiesburg contest, Judge Coleman was prominently in the news on several occasions, including several front page appearances in the Clarion Ledger.

IMO Judge McGehee might have seen too much of that publicity and sees himself as the next Judicial celebrity - copying that received by Judge Coleman.

Understand now? Tried to make it simple for you.

And, the many basises for dismissing this case are not technicalities. They are basic law - requirements of the election process. McD is arguing technicality issues along with made-up facts. Justice includes kicking out frivalous lawsuits that are filed without any merit in the law,

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