Black Watch: Today’s Top Stories
In the run-up to summary arguments, the lawyers spent yesterday wrangling before the judge over what the jury can and can’t hear in the course of those summations. A minor but not insignificant victory for Jack Boultbee as St. Eve booted the government’s allegations of his aiding and abetting Black’s Polynesian fiasco. The Globe suggests this could be a harbinger, particularly for Kipnis’s efforts to have the charges summarily dismissed. The Star’s Rick Westhead leads off what will likely be an avalanche of where-we-stand summaries. Les jeux, however, sont still far from faits.