And once again it was Slabbed’s community of crack internet sleuths that signaled the prosecution may have a problem 9 months ago:
His parting comment, which I saw/heard in an unedited version of the video, changes what I thought happened here. Also, a comment on nola, from someone who seems to know, says the cab ride was 1.5 hours long. The cabbie also makes a comment about how he is going to get in trouble. Are they both in the wrong?
New delay sought in cabbie sex trial ~ Rob Masson
However, Gaubert’s attorneys say a new witness has come forward who can testify that Gaubert and the cab driver engaged in consensual sex prior to the recording. Defense attorneys say they have notified prosecutors that the new witness, a sheriff’s deputy, will cast doubt on Ferrell’s story, setting the stage for possible perjury.
The trial has started and Fox 8 has some coverage:
I am getting updates from both the NOLA lawyer gossip network and Rob Masson via twitter. Friday afternoon is a great time for a criminal trial. 😉
Jennifer Gaubert, lusty lawyer gone wild is guilty per @FOX8NOLA
— Slabbed New Media (@SLABBEDblog) January 16, 2015