TRUTH ATTACK -- SHERRY JACKSON TRIAL UPDATE
Written by djahn
Tuesday, 30 October 2007
GOVERNMENT COLLAPSES CASE – TRIAL SPEEDS AHEAD
October 29, 2007 ATLANTA, GA
Today, the trial of former IRS Revenue Agent and CPA, Sherry Peel Jackson commenced with the government charging ahead with its four count information of willful failure to file at the Richard B. Russell Federal Courthouse by eliminating a host of its estimated 17 witnesses down to only three and presenting then wrapping up its case before 3:30PM.
The Jury selection process took place at approximately 9:30AM and by around 12:40PM the pool of 35 prospective jurors were sorted by the respective counsel and the panel of 12 jurors and one alternate. The empanelled jury consists of white, black and Hispanic men and women.
The government called three witnesses to the stand to make its case. Debbie Fitzpatrick, an IRS Revenue Agent, hired at the same time and attended the same training classes as Sherry Jackson testified to the general aspects of job responsibilities and the training phases she had attended with Ms. Jackson.
Next on the stand was Ms. Marion Cameron, a shareholder in Cameron, Miles and Jackson, PC, a corporation formed after Ms. Jackson had landed a lucrative state contract involving the auditing of state-run day care centers. Ms. Cameron testified to the amounts of gross receipts earned by each shareholder. Read more here.
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