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Liveblogging Day 9: Part II

By Rick Jacobs

Dr. Gregory Herek (H): IF we go back in time, we see that these ideas of homo/hetero emerged in 19th century medical discourse. May have been in some writing before, but that’s when we first find in medical discourse.

[Mr. Nielson, the lawyer for the defense, who is conducting this cross-examination has a monotonous, flat voice. His orange hair, white shirt, red tie and blue suit make him stand out physically, but he’s very soft-spoken.]

N: Indeed two leading researchers in this area estimated that only half of those who have same sex sexual ID as lesbian, gay or bi.

H: Can be limitations in defining all who are not hetero because not all have broad personal or social ID but still occasionally have sex with same sex.

N: The world in which today’s youth come to understand their sexual orientation is vastly different than before. (more…)

207 Comments January 22, 2010

Liveblogging Day 9: Part I

By Rick Jacobs

Judge: Next witness?

Boutrous: What is timing of the closing arguments?

Judge: I think given the volume of evidence we should have the closing argument sometime in the future, probably in the distant future. That way I can read and review the evidence, tease out questions in the closing. Does anybody have a problem with that?

B: Wants to enter into evidence some documents.

[UPDATE] 9:13

Cooper: We have done our counter depositions and are ready to enter those counter designations.

Boies: We are going through them now. I know we will object that some are outside of any expertise the witnesses have, but we’ll be ready to submit those this afternoon. (more…)

130 Comments January 22, 2010

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