Posts Tagged ‘Tom Koger’

Pershing Park Case: Celebrating The Scapegoats Part 2

Earlier today, we linked to the Examiner's great investigative piece on District employee bonuses. Among the District employees that received a hefty bonus was none other than the Office of the Attorney General's scapegoat in the Pershing Park mess: Tom Koger.
Koger's boss, who must have approved his more than $2,000 bonus in October, is none [...]

Pershing Park Case: OAG Scapegoat Awarded Cash Bonus

In the Pershing Park case, it pays to be the scapegoat. The Examiner's Bill Myers reported today that Tom Koger was awarded a $2,600 bonus in October. Koger was the Office of the Attorney General lawyer charged with handling the Pershing Park cases. This past August, AG Peter Nickles took Koger off two class-action cases, [...]

Pershing Park Case: Plaintiffs Call For ‘Independent Inquiry’

Today, plaintiffs attorneys in one of the Pershing Park cases filed their response to AG Peter Nickles' sworn statement submitted to the court on August 12. The plaintiffs' response is a 26-page takedown of the OAG's and the D.C. Police Department's conduct in the case as well as a refutation of Nickles' own sworn declaration [...]

Pershing Park Case: Mendelson Cites More False Statements From Nickles

Today, At-Large Councilmember Phil Mendelson joined former Councilmember Kathy Patterson in fact-checking AG Peter Nickles' increasingly faulty sworn statement regarding the troubled Pershing Park case.
U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan had ordered the city's attorney general to submit a sworn statement explaining the evidentiary problems in a Pershing Park case. Nickles and OAG attorney Tom [...]