The court agreed. So as I gear up for this trial next week, my witness list tops 111 witnesses right now. I will be flying witnesses in from California, Florida, New Jersey, and Kansas (yes, Kansas!). The court has already issued four material witness warrants to arrest witnesses because they have not shown up.
The court, two defense attorneys, and myself have blocked off all of February for the trial. And now, due to the court's severance ruling, I get to do it all over again in April. I'm really looking forward to May.
On a different note, I was thinking about tweeting updates from the trial daily, such as how many jurors were selected, types of evidence. There are three concerns: 1) Is it proper? I really don't know. Everything would probably be public so it seems okay. 2) Will I have time? Probably not, but I can get 140 characters out if any of you are interested. 3) Should I?
What do you think?