Attorneys representing the city of
It seems unlikely, however, that either Gottlieb or Addison shared their responses with their superiors. Both Gottlieb and Addison undermine a central
Yet in their response memoranda, both Gottlieb and Addison explicitly contradict
Gottlieb attorneys Edwin M. Speas and Eric Stevens: “The execution of the nontestimonial identification order and the photographic presentation were conducted with the participation or direction of the District Attorney’s office.”
Joel Craig, attorney for Ben Himan, confirms the Addison/Gottlieb version of events.
And, of course, the Gillespie/Warin memorandum wholly ignores the never-contradicted assertion of Mark Gottlieb that, on March 24, 2006, his superiors instructed him to go to Nifong for direction on how to conduct the investigation.
If even some of the defendants concede that Nifong ran the police investigation, how can the city of