Monday, October 19, 2009

Two Phrases That Do Not Belong Together -- "Lew Freeman" and "Taint Team"



Hi folks!

So the kids are home, but the judges and lawyers are not (I can tell from all those ECF filing notices), which means we all have to work today.

First off -- did anyone catch Shakira's performance on Saturday Night Live?

It was a bit of a mixed bag, in that I couldn't believe a member of her band was actually playing a Keytar (a fancy new version btw), and yet --criminally -- the Keytarist was not allowed to deliver a mindblowing, gesture-filled epic guitarlike solo! What the hail?

Still, baby steps, baby steps.

I've decided to take it easy on my friend Lew, as I hope he makes it through this FBI process ok.

But given Lew's history with certain sewage-related metaphors, I'm not certain we want to go there:

"If you're going to go into a lawyer's office, it's got to be vetted and approved by someone up the chain," says Troutman Sanders partner Roscoe Howard, Jr., a former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, who is not involved in the case. "It's in the U.S. attorney's manual and the big concern is not really the documents you're looking for, but those that you're not looking for and come across that are privileged."

After a judge approves a search warrant on a lawyer's office, Howard explains, a neutral "taint team" from Main Justice reviews the documents seized during the raid to ensure that they address only that which is covered by the search warrant.

So an honest-to-goodness, real life "taint team" has been assembled to review Lew's files?

Oy -- let me think of something pleasant for a minute......come on, come on.....

Got it -- the US has finally opened direct negotiations with MILF.

Longtime MILF fans no doubt will hail this development.

(Wow, that was pretty close there for a minute.)

14 comments:

  1. "Taint":

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    am i missing any?

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  3. Lew Freeman's Taint TeamOctober 19, 2009 at 2:38 PM

    We're putting on our hip boots, SFL.

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  4. So when is this blog going to provide some good information on the FBI investigation against Freeman? All we know is that over $3M is "missing"........

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  5. I thought the anagrams were somewhat helpful.

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  7. The Straw Buyer said...

    "If you're going to go into a lawyer's office, it's got to be vetted and approved by someone up the chain," says Troutman Sanders partner Roscoe Howard, Jr., a former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia,

    Yep!!! What about when a asa sends cops into a lawyers office brandishing their guns to cart away an attorney in cuffs in front of an office full of people? Does that quote apply at the state level as well?

    So much for professional courtesy!

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