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    Barisone Pleads Not Guilty

    https://www.chronofhorse.com/article...tempted-murder

    #2
    I was waiting for someone to start this. I'm so confused as to why he would plead not guilty to everything. I know that we don't know the whole story, but I'm not sure how the situation could be construed as anything but attempted murder.

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      #3
      Wow. The trial is a good six months earlier than originally estimated somewhere. June 14 is just around the corner.

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        #4
        Originally posted by initiate1987 View Post
        I was waiting for someone to start this. I'm so confused as to why he would plead not guilty to everything. I know that we don't know the whole story, but I'm not sure how the situation could be construed as anything but attempted murder.
        Most defendants plead not guilty to force a trial, otherwise, a plea bargain would have been presented. I suspect he will want a full-blown trial. And, as has been discussed for weeks on these threads, only one side of the story has been told.

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          #5
          Originally posted by GreenWithEnvy View Post

          Most defendants plead not guilty to force a trial, otherwise, a plea bargain would have been presented. I suspect he will want a full-blown trial.
          I did not know that, so that makes much more sense. Thanks!

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            #6
            Originally posted by initiate1987 View Post
            I was waiting for someone to start this. I'm so confused as to why he would plead not guilty to everything. I know that we don't know the whole story, but I'm not sure how the situation could be construed as anything but attempted murder.
            Murder means they have to prove intent and pre-meditation. You can shoot someone and not legally be guilty of attempted murder.

            So that may be their strategy, or it may simply be a tactic to allow whole discovery process to begin so they know where the other side stands. If he is offered a deal to plea out to a lesser charge that could still happen down the road but by pleading guilty now he would be looking at spending a long, long time in prison. Basically he has nothing to lose and everything to gain by pleading not guilty at this point.

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              #7
              Is it wrong I saw this thread pop up and my first thought was I needed to get ready to write down recipes and check my stock of cardboardeux?
              Proud member of the Snort and Blow Clique

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                #8
                And to think the previous thread just got shut down.

                It's truly either the gift that keeps on giving or the plague that refuses to go away, depending on your point of view.

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                  #9
                  Not at all, MyssMyst.

                  Oh, boy! Between this and the new Maestro thread, I'm all set for more COTH drama and trainwrecks. I'm looking forward to hearing the OTHER side of the story during the trial.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by MyssMyst View Post
                    Is it wrong I saw this thread pop up and my first thought was I needed to get ready to write down recipes and check my stock of cardboardeux?
                    Don't forget to have your bingo card handy!

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                      #11
                      How soon till you-know-who pops up?

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                        #12
                        My first thought when I saw this was that we only had three days off between the threads.

                        I for one will be very interested to see the facts when they are presented.

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                          #13
                          Originally posted by ThreeFigs View Post
                          How soon till you-know-who pops up?
                          If you mean the person who was shot, you might have a long wait. Don't you think her lawyer would recommend a STFU presence on social media?
                          The armchair saddler
                          Politically Pro-Cat

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                            #14
                            Originally posted by mvp View Post

                            If you mean the person who was shot, you might have a long wait. Don't you think her lawyer would recommend a STFU presence on social media?
                            Don’t you think her lawyer has already recommended that to no avail?

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                              #15
                              What new Maestro thread?!

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                                #16
                                Omg omg I was just complaining to hubs about the other one being shut down and my morning after barn chores before getting kids up time was going to be soooo boring now!!!! Hooolyy shnikeez now this one popped up. Here we go, here we go, here we go, here we go, here we go, here we go!!!!

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                                  #17
                                  Originally posted by rothmpp View Post
                                  And to think the previous thread just got shut down.

                                  It's truly either the gift that keeps on giving or the plague that refuses to go away, depending on your point of view.
                                  Just because this deserves to be quoted
                                  "I am but a passenger on this ship"
                                  -- Stendal (epitaph)

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                                    #18
                                    Originally posted by mvp View Post

                                    If you mean the person who was shot, you might have a long wait. Don't you think her lawyer would recommend a STFU presence on social media?
                                    Has it helped at any other point to leading up to right now?
                                    "I am but a passenger on this ship"
                                    -- Stendal (epitaph)

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                                      #19
                                      Originally posted by Arlomine View Post
                                      What new Maestro thread?!
                                      The one with Maestro in the title is a good bet.

                                      Not surprised he plead not guilty.

                                      Some of these responses clearly indicate people are bored. But by all means bait the victim into responding.

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                                        #20
                                        One article quoted the prosecutor as saying there were thousands of pages entered as evidence with more coming. Wonder what that refers to..

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