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May 5th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Wade Robson and Brett Barnes, Part 3 of 4

October 19, 2014

Here’s the prosecution’s response: Read more…

May 5th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Wade Robson and Brett Barnes, Part 2 of 4

October 12, 2014

After the break, Sanger continued to with his argument for the acquittal of Jackson based on insufficient evidence, and he named four points that the court should consider when assessing their decision:

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May 5th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Wade Robson and Brett Barnes, Part 1 of 4

October 2, 2014

Before the jury was seated, Judge Melville addressed the prosecution and told them that he wanted proof of independent authentication of the signed documents that they were trying to get admitted as evidence. Robert Sanger argued for the defense that Rudy Provencio did not properly authenticate the documents and its signatures during his testimony because he was too vague, but Gordon Auchincloss argued that authentication can be established via circumstantial evidence:

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May 4th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Rudy Provencio (Direct & Cross Examination), Part 4 of 4

August 11, 2014

In this excerpt, Provencio testified about his conversations with Cindy Montgomery about the surreptitiously recorded video of Jackson and his attorney Mark Geragos on their flight from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara, where he was to be arrested and formerly charged:

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May 4th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Rudy Provencio (Direct & Cross Examination), Part 3 of 4

August 6, 2014

Mesereau segued into the topic of Provencio’s recollection of the events just prior to and just after the airing of the Bashir documentary in the USA. Pay attention to Provencio’s statement about how Schaffel was the “kingpin” behind all of the behind the scenes maneuvering in the aftermath of the documentary, and that Jackson “had no idea what he was up to”, which contradicts the prosecution’s assertion that Jackson was behind it all:

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May 4th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Rudy Provencio (Direct & Cross Examination), Part 2 of 4

July 30, 2014

After returning from recess, Zonen wanted to show the jury that Jackson and Schaffel’s relationship was much closer than what the defense says it was during that time period by having Provenicio testify about the dedication to Schaffel that Jackson included in the liner notes to his 2001 album “Invincible”: Read more…

May 4th, 2005 Trial Analysis: Rudy Provencio (Direct & Cross Examination), Part 1 of 4

July 26, 2014

Before the jury was seated, Judge Melville issued rulings on certain statements that were told by others to Rudy Provencio that the prosecution wanted admitted as evidence against Jackson:

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