Bridgegate scandal defendants say critical evidence being withheld

assetContent (12)NEWARK–In the first defense motions challenging the evidence in the George Washington Bridge scandal, lawyers for two former allies of Gov. Chris Christie late Tuesday complained the government failed to produce “critical facts essential to their ability to prepare for trial.” They also said that the mountain of documents produced by the government against Bill Baroni,…

Posted: November 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Bridgegate, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , , , | 4 Comments »

4 Comments on “Bridgegate scandal defendants say critical evidence being withheld”

  1. Sancho Panza said at 4:58 pm on November 11th, 2015:

    The sole legal reason in such a case of redacting or otherwise withholding the requested information is if the question of national security is involved. That is inconceivable in this situation.

  2. @Pancho said at 7:55 pm on November 11th, 2015:

    Wrong Sancho! there are several exemptions under the federal FOIA laws, and for purposes of privacy being one of them, it requires redaction.

    If the lawyers want to appeal the redactions, they must do so with the Agency that indeed did the redactions. In this case, it was probably the US Attorney’s Office

  3. Tick tick tick, said at 9:00 am on November 12th, 2015:

    goes the running of the clock, while the governor continues his run for the presidency/ AG: the last thing he needs, at 2.5%, is this thing to get re- routed back to him,no?

  4. Sancho Panza said at 3:47 pm on November 12th, 2015:

    There is no conceivable “privacy” issue.