Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Hergert Impeachment Trial: Day Two.


Following are links to Tuesday, May 9, 2006, coverage of the impeachment trial of University of Nebraska Regent David Hergert before the Nebraska Supreme Court:

Day Two Coverage:
Omaha World Herald: Hergert Didn't Steal Election, According to His Lawyer.

During Day 1, Hergert's attorney argued that Hergert may have failed to comply with technical requirements concerning his campaign, but that he did not do so with any illegal or fraudulent intent. The special prosecutor argued that Hergert intentionally delayed reporting to avoid getting caught.

Omaha World Herald: Despite Warning, Papers Filed Late.

Hergert received an uncommon warning from the Accountability and Disclosure Committee about filing deadlines, but failed to get papers filed in time anyway. Additionally, he missed similar deadlines and received a warning after the primary election, but still made the same "error" in the general election.

Omaha World Herald: Hergert Filing Delay was Deliberate, Former Regent Says.

Former Regent who was defeated by Hergert testified about the impact Hergert's failure to properly disclose campaign spending had on the election, including its impact on "matching" funds.

Lincoln Journal Star: Hergert Trial Continues.

Day two of the trial proceeded with testimony from the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission about the rules that must be complied with by candidates for political office.

Lincoln Journal Star: Hergert Election Foe Testifies.

Former Regent who was defeated by Hergert testified about the impact Hergert's failure to properly disclose campaign spending had on the election, including its impact on "matching" funds.

Nebraska State Paper: Prosecution Says Hergert Intentionally Violated Campaign Finance Law.

Day two of the trial began with testimony from the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission about the rules that must be complied with by candidates for political office.

WOWT TV: Hergert Impeachment: Day Two.

Former Regent who was defeated by Hergert testified about the impact Hergert's failure to properly disclose campaign spending had on the election, including its impact on "matching" funds.


Kierkegaard Lives Daily Impeachment Trial Coverage:
Day One Coverage.
Day Two Coverage.
Day Three Coverage.
Day Four Coverage.
Day Five Coverage.

Other Links:
Kierkegaard Lives, May 4, 2006 (discussing arguments on Hergert's Motion to Dismiss).
Kierkegaard Lives, April 28, 2006 (discussing pending impeachment trial).

Nebraska Supreme Court Case Site (with .pdf copies of filings in the case)

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