Sonics Trial Blog
Seattle Times reporters Percy Allen, Jim Brunner and Danny O'Neil are filing updates from the courthouse throughout the day.
June 19, 2008 12:06 PM
Posted by Percy Allen
Seattle attorney Paul Lawrence had just a few minutes to begin his cross-examination before Judge Marsha Pechman interrupted his questioning and recessed for a 90-minute lunch.
Before the break, Lawrence made a minor point to get economist Brad Humphreys to clarify something he said in his testimony. Humphreys misspoke when answering questions from Sonics attorney Paul Taylor. Instead of referring to cities or towns, Humphreys should have said, "I have not studied cities or towns."
Humphreys' expertise is in metropolitan statistical areas. It's a small point, but it appears that Lawrence is going to elaborate further and force Humphreys into a contradiction.
The trial will resume at 1:30 p.m.
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