Analysis of Legal Pleadings & Court Orders


The following is a date-ordered list of the substantive legal
motions filed in the criminal tax trial of Ed and Elaine Brown.

Of the 35 substantive legal motions filed by the Browns,
the Government failed to Respond to 15 of the motions.

The U.S. District Court denied (in whole or part) 29 of the 35 motions.

 
     
Docket #
& Date
Brown Motion: Government Response? ORDER of the U.S. District Court
     
25      6/26/06 To Dismiss, For Injunctive Relief Yes  28    7/17 Denied  7/24 No reason
26      6/26/06 For Bill of Particulars Yes  27    7/17 Denied  7/24 Indictment is adequate, plus open file discovery
31      7/26/06 For Order Directing Gov't To provide Bill of Particulars Yes  32    7/31 Denied  8/01 No reason
46      9/5/06 For Production of Grand Jury Names and Addresses Yes  53    9/25 Granted in part, Denied in part 10/19
54      9/25/06 To Dismiss Indictment NO Denied  9/26 No reason
55      9/25/06 To Dismiss for failure to return Indictment in open Ct. NO Denied  9/26 No reason
60     10/10/06 For Law and Facts Re Order Re 54 NO Denied  11/03
61     10/10/06 For Law and Facts Re Order Re 55 NO Granted 11/03
62     10/12/06 For Audio Tape Record of all proceedings NO Denied 11/03  Certified Transcripts is the Record
64     10/16/06 To Dismiss for Absence of Lawful Arraignment NO Denied 11/13
65     10/16/06 For Return of Personal Property NO Denied 11/13
72     11/08/06 To Suppress Evidence Yes  78    11/30 Moot     12/01
75     11/30/06 To Dismiss Yes  80    12/14 Denied  12/15  For reasons provided in the Gov'ts Memorandum
76     11/30/06 For Law and Facts Re 55 NO Denied  12/15  As duplicative
77     11/30/06 For Law and Facts Re 54 NO Denied  12/15  As duplicative
82     12/20/06 To Dismiss Indictment As Insufficient Yes 100    1/4/07 Denied  1/05  Repetitive
83     12/20/06 To Dismiss Indictment For want of clearness and cert. Yes 101    1/4/07 Denied  1/05  Repetitive
84     12/20/06 To Dismiss Indictment For Failure To Express . Yes 102    1/4/07 Denied  1/05  Repetitive
85     12/20/06 To Dismiss Indictment For Ambiguity Yes 103    1/4/07 Denied  1/05  Repetitive
86     12/20/06 To Dismiss Indictment: Generic Terms Fail to State Yes 104    1/4/07 Denied  1/05  Repetitive
87     12/21/06 To Dismiss For Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Yes 106    1/4/07 Denied  1/05  Bases of Motion Unclear .
89     12/29/06 For Certification of Actual Venue for each count Yes 109    1/7/07 Denied  1/08  No reason
90     12/29/06 For Statement: Judge is not plaintiff or compensated Yes 110    1/7/07 Denied 1/08   No reason
91     12/29/06 For Name of Real Party in interest Yes 111    1/7/07 Denied 1/08   There are no plaintiffs in a criminal action
92     1/3/07 For Brady, Agurs and Giglio Material Yes 112    1/7/07 Granted 1/08  Govt is reminded of its obligations
93     1/3/07  For Disclosure of Witnesses' Jencks Act Statements. Yes 113    1/7/07 Granted 1/08  Govt has not given any reason for
94     1/3/07 To Dismiss for Vagueness Yes 116    1/8/07 Denied  1/08 Jury will be properly instructed re willfulness
96     1/3/07 For Bill of Particulars Yes 105    1/4/07 Denied 1/05  Repetitive
97     1/3/07 For Contracts Discoverable Under Brady, Agurs, Giglio NO Granted 1/16  Gov't reminded of its discovery requirements
99     1/4/07 Motion In Limine BY U.S. GOVERNMENT (n/a) Denied  1/16  w/o prejudice, the Gov't can raise objections at trial
117   1/8/07 Obstructions re obtaining jury lists NO Denied 1/16   Repetitive
118   1/8/07 In Limine to prevent use of undefined words NO Denied 1/16   No reason
119   1/8/07 To Suppress Evidence NO Denied 1/16   Magistrate is authorized to issue warrants
120   1/9/07 Obstructions re obtaining subpoena forms NO Denied in part, granted in part: Follow local rules
121   1/9/07 Brown's stmt of the case and Voir Dire questions NO (no action by the Court)
122   1/12/07 To Dismiss all charges and Indictment NO Denied  1/12/07  No reason