“Hearings are not done that way,” he said. “The judge doesn’t say, ‘Hey, I’m going to be there tomorrow.' That’s not the way it works. They put it on the docket. They give you three days notice.”
At least a dozen defense lawyers did show up, armed with motions to have Monday’s grand jury indictments thrown out as baseless.
But presiding District Judge Manuel Bañales said that without the prosecutor present he could not hear those motions...
Guerra says he’s prepared to crack a nationwide scandal involving privately run prisons, thanks to a years-long investigation he dubs “Operation Goliath.”