…ORDER as to Martin Shkreli re  Letter dated 7/4/17, belatedly and generally proferring the evidentiary bases for the admission of unidentified defense exhibits.
The tardy defense motion in limine fails to offer an explanation as to why the issues raised in the July 4 letter were not properly presented on the dates ordered by the court for motions in limine, in order to avoid delay of the trial and inconvenience to the jurors.
The wholesale attempt last week by defense counsel to offer approximately 94 emails of their client, which necessitated a side bar, should not be repeated. Accordingly, the court orders that defense counsel submit a list of the documents it seeks to admit as described in their July 4 letter, with exhibit numbers, the names of the witnesses and the specific evidentiary bases for the admission of each exhibit. The court will hear oral argument at 9:00 a.m. on July 5. Ordered by Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto on 7/4/2017…
This is about what sorts of impeachment evidence may be used, as to prosecution witnesses — but it should also include argument to help her decide on the gag and jury sequestration issues, as well. I’d expect rulings on all by mid-morning — now you know.
But to FTD’s point — we have 35 witnesses yet to go, and five more weeks. So the pace is sure to fall off — as to emerging daily gobs of salacious testimony — forensic accounting issues will begin to take the fore, in a few days, or by next week (July 10 or 12).