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Judi Bari v. FBI, April 29, 2002

Judi Bari v. FBI, April 29, 2002

Earth First! versus the FBI: Most Memorable Quotes (thus far)

Contact: Kathy Glass, Jean Eisenhower, Steve
Christianson 510-663-6330
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002
From: Darryl Cherney  ensopro@asis.com

OAKLAND, CA—In the ongoing civil rights trial of Earth
First! organizers Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney
against the FBI and Oakland Police Dept., several great
one-liners have emerged during testimony that deserve to be shared
widely. Come hear for yourself at the Oakland Federal Courthouse,
Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, until May 24.

· "If I knew then what I know now, I would have
said 'I don't recall." --Frank Doyle, FBI
· "I don't recall telling him that, but reading
it here [in the deposition] I guess I did" --Frank Doyle,
FBI· "Perhaps in the deposition I agreed to things I
should have said were otherwise." --Frank Doyle, FBI
· "It depends on your definition of "informant."
-Phil Sena, FBI
· "I think we are having a problem with the term
"under" here." - Frank Doyle, FBI.
· "Isn't it true, Ms. Pickett, that in the Earth
First! Journal there is a picture of some kind of
singing RODENT playing a monkeywrench?" -- Dennis Barghaan, FBI
counsel, referring to a howling wolf.
· "I have no recollection of anything I authored"
-Phil Sena, FBI
· "I had no idea what was going on in the case,
and furthermore, I wasn't all that interested."
--Phil Sena, FBI case agent in charge
· "Threats are in the eye of the beholder."
--Phil Sena, FBI
· "The horses would have fit right in." --Lisa
Bari, when asked by FBI counsel if it could have been the
Royal Canadian Mounted Police that searched her house and
demolished the interior
"If I had to investigate every group in
northern California that threatened violence, I'd have to
investigate the Republican Party, the Democratic Party, The
Sierra Club..."
--Phil Sena
"I am not a SIR!" --Tony Serra, EF! Counsel

Upcoming witnesses this week include plaintiffs
Darryl Cherney and Judi Bari (the latter being a videotaped
version of her deposition), as well as FBI defendants John
Conway, John Reikes, Walt Hemje, and Mike Sims, former Humboldt County
Sheriff Gary Philp, and—time permitting—Cecelia Lanman, Josh
Karliner, and George Shook.
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NEW OAKLAND LAW/MEDIA DOWNTOWN OFFICE FOR EF! V.
FBI
1611 Telegraph Avenue, Room 205 (corner 16 St.)
Oakland, CA 94612
510/663-6330

Environmentally Sound Promotions
PO Box 2254
Redway, CA 95560

websites to check out:
On the bombing and attempted frame up by FBI of
Judi Bari and
Darryl Cherney:  http://www.judibari.org

$50,000 Reward for info leading to incarceration
of Charles
Hurwitz:  http://www.jailhurwitz.com/