Lois Goodman US OPEN Umpire Charged With Murder of Husband!

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  1. r2473

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    I'd still be a little leary to challenge any of her line calls myself.

    I can just imagine the 2013 US Open with Serena serving and Goodman calling lines:

    Serena: 'If I could, I'd take this ball and shove it down your throat'

    Lois: "Thank you Serena. Would you like to come over for coffee tomorrow morning?"
     
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  2. Fearsome Forehand

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    Wow! I guess the DA's office felt they did not have enough evidence to convict. If I recall correctly, the guy had coffee mug fragments in his scalp? How does that happen by accident? Perhaps that report was inaccurate.

    A good defense attorney could get to reasonable doubt easily and explain away the blunt force trauma that killed the man as a product of a fall down a stairway. That is the one of the problems with this case for the DA. They maintained the option of refiling charges at a later date.
     
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  3. sureshs

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    Why did they make an arrest without enough evidence? She should sue.
     
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    A spokesman for the defense said that although there were traces of ceramic in his forehead, the actual coroner's report reported cause of death as a heart attack. The man's heart was 4 times the normal size.

    Lois Goodman also recently passed a defense administered polygraph test. Plus, the fact that they left the scene under the conclusion it was an accident for several days meant that the scene would be contaminated. I don't think DNA evidence (which her DNA apparently was not on the coffee mug) in her own home would be much proof.
     
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  5. sureshs

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    Lesson: don't mess with umpires
     
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  6. Cindysphinx

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    Ceramic chunks embedded in scalp = hair plugs.
     
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  7. Fearsome Forehand

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    Anything that comes from the defense lawyers is pure spin and not to be believed. No defendant has ever flunked a defense administered polygraph. The guys that do these tests have all the credibility of human vending machines or as they are sometimes called 'expert witnesses." And if the coroner's report had come back indicating a heart attack as the cause of death, the DA never would have filed charges.

    Maybe he had a heart attack because she was beating the crap out of him with a coffee mug. :)

    I conclude the fact the DA dismissed the charges without prejudice means they think she did it but don't think they have enough evidence to convict.
     
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  8. Dedans Penthouse

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    Such an ironic surname.
     
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    I snore but good thing I am not old. :-|:shock:
     
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  10. millicurie999

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    This is the real crime--70 year old as line judge. Can she really see the line clearly?
     
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  11. Ronaldo

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    Of course not, ask Serena.
     
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  12. West Coast Ace

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    Amen.

    This. And the fact that in LA they'd get a sympathetic ( and clueless) jury that would feel bad for a 70 yr old Betty.
     
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