One of the recurring themes of pointage, laughery, and mockification directed at Team Kimberlin is their massive incompetence with litigation. The TKPOTD from two years ago today dealt with one instance of The
Dread Deadbeat Pro-Se Kimberlin’s poor witness examination technique.
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Here’s one more example of The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s ineptitude in the courtroom. During the District Court hearing for the peace order petition he filed against me in 2015, he tried to use tweets sent by someone else with my name attached to them as evidence that I had commented on a post about Tetyana Kimberlin’s elder daughter. I didn’t authenticate the tweets during the District Court trial, and he tried to recycle them during the Walker v. Kimberlin, et al. trial last year.
MR. KIMBERLIN: I’m going to show you Exhibit 31.
MR. HOGE: Oh, yeah, these are the forged comments that you tried to introduce in the peace order hearing back in March of 2015.
MR. KIMBERLIN: Do you recognize that one?
MR. HOGE: I–
THE COURT: He just said that they’re forged, so he can’t authenticate them.
MR. HOGE: I cannot authenticate it; they’re forged.
THE COURT: Give them to the clerk, please, they’ve been marked.
Failing failures gotta fail.
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Not only did I get the fact that Kimberlin was trying to use forger evidence before the judge and the jury, but I also managed to let them know that he’d be caught trying the same stunt before.
Never ask a witness an answer to a question that you don’t know the answer to.
A bad lawyer might occasionally ask a witness a question not knowing the truthful answer…a blisteringly incompetent asks questions knowing the truthful answer destroys his case.