What: After winning a unanimous decision in WA Appeals Court, overturning ValveTurner Ken Ward’s (The Reluctant Radical) conviction on burglary, Skagit County, WA prosecutor Rich Weyrich is trying him a third time, Superior Court Judge Laura Riquelme presiding.
Where: Skagit Superior Court, Mt Vernon, WA
When: February 10-14, 2019
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Help: We would really appreciate support in the courtroom. As at past trials, we ask that folks be respectful, attend as individuals, not as a crowd – that is, no banners, red shirts, etc. There is an Amtrak station within walking distance of the courthouse.
We need to raise another $8-10k to cover experts expenses, and other trial support. Please add a note designating the donation for Ken Ward’s legal fund.
Defense: Lauren Regan, Cooper Brinson (CLDC), Ralph Hurwitz, and Alice Cherry, Kelsey Skaggs (Climate Defense Project), are preparing the climate necessity defense granted under the Appeals Court ruling, and will announce our list of expert witnesses shortly.