The eighth-grade dropout couldn't read or write, which precluded him from reviewing evidence in the case, and he had short-term memory problems, which made it difficult to cross-examine witnesses, she argued.
Lane also suffers from a personality disorder and an anxiety disorder, she said."He was not acting with a reasonable degree of rational thinking," she said.
And about that first name: I am fine with it, because it is quintessential Newton.
He does what he wants, and he doesn’t care a bit if you think it’s presumptuous or cocky or whatever.
Ann Petersen said Eric Glenn Lane, 38, should be given a new trial because he never should have been allowed to represent himself during his murder trial five years ago.
"It kind of reminded us of our own family." The testimony of Sewell marks an important moment in the case against Cosby: Prosecutors need her to bolster the testimony of her daughter, the star witness from day one of the trial on Monday.
The former talent agency worker testified that Cosby pressured her to take a white pill during a lunch at his bungalow at the Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles in the 1990s, and she awoke in bed with him with her breasts exposed.
The charges by Morrisville police were based on an incident that happened earlier Monday on Caraleigh Court there, police said.
Rhyne, head of investigations, said officers discovered the marijuana-growing setup while making a security sweep of the house during the arrest.