We will be going to trial,` top Florida defense attorney, David Oscar Markus, said Thursday at a bail hearing in Tampa federal court for the singer, born Mark Anthony Myrie.
`He did not commit the crimes he`s charged with. He was not in any conspiracy,` Markus added.
David, David, David: NEVER LET ANYONE OUTSIDE OF THE FAMILY KNOW WHAT YOU ARE THINKING!
Have you forgotten everything we've taught you?
When you're starting a difficult case, walk over to the prosecutor and agent after the hearing and shake their hands and tell them they did a great job, your client has no chance, and what's the best they can do for you? Very likely you will put them at ease and get them talking about the case. The last thing you want them to do is to go back to their office and start preparing for trial. Let them worry about other cases. This one is a slam dunk for them.
So Rumpole's first practice tip for 2010 is To Keep Your Cards Hidden. Feed misinformation to your enemy. If you're going to attack, show a meek and mild defensive posture. If you're going to defend, be aggressive.
Almost ready to say "see you in court". Things are moving rapidly here, where our opponents were sure we were going to plead, right up until court on Monday.