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Chris Deedy’s Second Trial Has Begun

Opening statements were given by the prosecution and defense today, followed by witness testimony from one of Elderts’ friends. The media is reporting that the opening statements were consistent with those of the previous trial–the prosecution claims Chris’ actions were guided by power and alcohol, while the defense asserts that Chris was acting as a…

Chris Deedy’s Motion to Dismiss Denied

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reported today that Chris Deedy’s motion to dismiss his charges was denied by Judge Ahn. Deedy’s request to dismiss murder charge denied By Nelson Daranciang http://www.staradvertiser.com/news/breaking/20140623_Judge_turns_down_Deedys_request_to_dismiss_murder_charge.html POSTED: 02:19 p.m. HST, Jun 23, 2014 LAST UPDATED: 02:23 p.m. HST, Jun 23, 2014 A state judge has refused U.S. State Department special agent…

How Chris Deedy’s Second Trial Will Be Different

An article was posted recently on Hawaiian news channel KHON2 about how Chris Deedy’s second trial will differ from the first. It mentions that not only has Judge Ahn decided that the video clip of Chris providing medical care cannot be shown, but Elderts’ previous history of disorderly conduct and fighting with the police cannot…

Chris Deedy Requests Dismissal

Chris Deedy’s legal team has filed another motion to dismiss his case, even with jury selection scheduled to begin next week. One thing to note is that according to the article, Judge Ahn ruled that video taken at the scene that shows Chris cutting off Elderts’ shirt and providing medical care cannot be shown this…

Hawaii Media Files Complaint Against Judge Ahn in Deedy Trial

The Honolulu Star Advertiser and HawaiiNewsNOW have filed a complaint in state Supreme Court to force Ahn to release transcripts of the parts of the Deedy trial where she kicked everyone out of the courtroom, saying the judge violated the U.S. Constitution by holding closed-door court proceedings. You can read about it and see a…