Thursday, May 1, 2008

Trial Still on Schedule: 09/02/08

After several motions and appeals... the death penalty trial(s) for Harlow Cuadra and Joseph Kerekes is still scheduled for September 2, 2008.

On Wednesday, Judge Peter Paul Olszewski said that any appeal Cuadra's attorneys want to file to the state Superior Court, for the removal of Fannick, will not delay the start of Cuadra's trial.

This past Monday, PPO also denied a petition for writ of habeas corpus in which Kerekes’ attorneys argued prosecutors lacked the evidence or probable cause required to charge Kerekes in the January 2007 killing of Bryan Kocis in Dallas Township.

... so... unless something really weird happens... it looks like the trial's right on schedule. I've also added a permalink to a previous post that lists the hotels/motels near the courthouse under "Useful Trial Resources".