Robert Wone

  • It almost feels like John Quinn is the one on trial, instead of Apple and Samsung.

    Airplanes / Aviation, D.C. Circuit, Document Review, john quinn, Murder, Non-Sequiturs, Trials

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.02.12

    * Last year, the TSA was supposed to hold public hearings about those naked body scanners everyone loves so much, but they still haven’t done it (surprise, surprise). Now the D.C. Circuit is starting to get angry. [Wired / Threat Level]

    * Is there really life, hope, and maybe even an associate position beyond doc review work? This writer thinks so. [Greedy Associates]

    * Remember the man convicted of murder who claimed that “celebrity angels and demons” told him to do it? His mistress and coworker of has now been arrested and charged as well. [AJC]

    * This is a comic strip about a bear who also happens to be a lawyer. It is silly but also surprisingly clever, and funny jokes abound. [Bear Lawyer]

    * Apple fired back at John Quinn regarding his declaration in the Apple / Samsung trial, and then the company filed “an emergency motion for sanctions” with Judge Lucy Koh. I think everyone in this case needs to take a timeout and cool their jets for a while. [Bloomberg]

    * I mean, the trial is so hostile, the parties can’t even agree on the name of the case. [All Things D]

    * Who murdered Robert Wone? The mystery looms as large today as it did six years ago. [Who Murdered Robert Wone]

    * Holy s**t, this is like a real-life, Chinese version of “I’m Oscar! Dot com!” [Slate]

    6 Comments / / Aug 2, 2012 at 5:47 PM
  • California, Celebrities, Kids, Morning Docket, Pornography, Robert Wone

    Morning Docket: 08.04.11

    * Dreamboard is a pretty sick concept for a child porn website, but pedophiles are pretty sick people. At least we busted most of them. [CNN] * The reports of a possible settlement in the Robert Wone case turned out to be true. Too bad we’ll never know the terms of the deal. [Blog of […]

    19 Comments / / Aug 4, 2011 at 9:16 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.06.11

    * The three defendants in the civil wrongful-death action brought by Robert Wone’s widow are keeping their mouths shut. [National Law Journal] * But their former house is open — and once again on the market, for the tidy sum of $1.6 million. [Who Murdered Robert Wone?] * Professor Eugene Volokh wants to know, with […]

    15 Comments / / May 6, 2011 at 6:23 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.24.11

    * Still more benchslappery, this time from the Second Circuit. Professor Nita Farahany wonders whether Judge Gary Sharpe “may have missed a few important days of his genetics class in high school or in college.” [Law and Biosciences Digest] * In other federal judicial news: I’ve never bought into the silly claim that Clarence Thomas […]

    7 Comments / / Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 PM
  • Lawyerly Lairs, Non-Sequiturs, Real Estate, Robert Wone

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.13.10

    * Does this explain Boies Schiller’s great media coverage? Their PR person is in bed with the media. [Gawker and AllThingsD] * Speaking of romantic entanglements, here are six rules for law firm dating, in case you don’t follow Rule #1: Don’t. [Sweet Hot Justice] * McDermott isn’t the only law firm switching digs. The […]

    4 Comments / / Oct 13, 2010 at 5:05 PM
  • Law Firm Mergers, Non-Sequiturs, Robert Wone, Thompson & Knight, Wall Street, Women's Issues

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.01.10

    * Orrick and Akin aren’t the only two who are talking. The firms of Reed Smith and Thompson & Knight are also in merger discussions. [Am Law Daily] * A “cite-checking battle” actually sounds… kinda fun. [Laws for Attorneys] * There’s a motion for leave to amend the complaint in the Robert Wone civil case. […]

    5 Comments / / Oct 1, 2010 at 5:35 PM
  • Deaths, Lawyerly Lairs, Murder, Real Estate, Robert Wone

    Lawyerly Lairs: Haunted House

    If you are superstitious, then the house shown at right (click to enlarge) — 1509 Swann Street NW, Washington, DC — is not the house for you. It is the house in which promising young lawyer Robert Wone — a former associate at Covington & Burling, and general counsel for Radio Free Asia at the […]

    49 Comments / / Jul 22, 2010 at 11:04 AM
  • Crime, Murder, Robert Wone, Trials

    Verdict in the Robert Wone Trial is Not Guilty

    In August 2006, Robert Wone, a promising young Asian-American attorney, was murdered while staying at a friend’s house in Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. Wone, then general counsel for Radio Free Asia and a former Covington & Burling associate, was stabbed to death. The housemates claimed that Wone had been attacked by an intruder, but […]

    32 Comments / / Jun 29, 2010 at 2:36 PM