Lori Drew trial wraps up

Judge puts off ruling in Internet hoax case:

U.S. District Court Judge George Wu said today that he will not rule on whether or not the charges against Lori Drew will be dismissed. Instead he cited a rule that allows him to wait after a verdict is reached before deciding on dismissal.

Meanwhile the trial will continue.

I have a feeling that George Wu already has his mind made up to dismiss but wants to see if the jury will take that responsibility away from him.

The defense rested today without calling Lori Drew to the stand.

The case has been sent to the jury after closing arguments. In those arguments Drew’s attorney laid the blame of Megan’s death squarely at the feet of Tina Meier, Megan’s mother.

  • http://legal-beagle.typepad.com/wrights_legal_beagle/2008/11/encryption-regulation-for-data-security Benjamin Wright

    Lori Drew's case is about cyberbullying, which is behavior for which society has little tolerance. Cyberbullying is poison for anyone it touches. An institution like a library or a school, which provides patrons, students or guests access to the Internet, has plentiful incentive to stamp out cyberbullying within its PCs. –Ben