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Licensed to Lie: Chapters 19, 20, & 21

Chapter 19: The Last Chance They filed an appeal of Judge Werlein’s denial of a new trial on the perjury and obstruction convictions. A few weeks later, Nicholas Marsh committed suicide, as already mentioned in Chapter One. That brought the prosecutorial misconduct...

Licensed to Lie: Chapters 16, 17 & 18

Chapter 16: Truth Be Told Long before the Barge trial, Ruemmler, Friedrich, Weissmann, and Hemann knew exactly what evidence the Merrill defendants needed for their defense. They knew that a “best-efforts” agreement to remarket the barges was lawful. These prosecutors...

Licensed to Lie: Chapters 14 & 15

Chapter 14: Another Try Ms. Powell received denials on their motions of double jeopardy for Brown and their petition for writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court. So they were looking at going to trial again for the same indictment. She then reached out to Deputy...