The appeals court is holding a hearing that is mostly or all secret as to whether to move the trial for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. How does the hearing go?
- The public is told they can’t hear anything because it is all secret. Public is told to leave the room.
- Defense is told there are things they can’t hear, only judge can hear. So defense has to leave the room.
- The judge is told there are thing he can’t hear. So judge has to leave the room.
- The prosecution is told by someone in the government, there are things they can’t hear. So the prosecution leaves the room.
- Then the prosecution is told what the judge would have decided if he heard it all.
- The prosecutor relays that to the judge.
- The judge then tells that to the defense and the public.
- The defendant is guilty and the government did nothing wrong is what the judge reveals.
This is draft and preliminary. The above is hypotheses and speculation. Comments and corrections welcome. Please restate as questions. All other disclaimers apply.