Posts Tagged ‘Judge Richard Leon’

Buttman v. The Man: D.C.’s First Big Obscenity Trial in Decades Fails to Determine the Obscenity of Milk Enemas

The courtroom was silent, save for the faint sound of screaming emanating from the jury box. Fourteen District jurors, outfitted with court-mandated headsets, watched excerpts from gonzo porn titles Milk Nymphos and Storm Squirters 2: Target Practice in the course of the federal obscenity trial against pornographer John “Buttman” Stagliano last [...]

Buttman Trial: The Bradley Effect

A report from City Paper intern and special Buttman correspondent Juliana Brint:
Unlike the first two days of of the John "Buttman" Stagliano trial, yesterday's court session involved no video evidence. Despite the lack of porn screenings, though, someone in the courtroom was still getting fucked: the prosecution.
Prosecutors needed to rebound after yesterday's Fetish Fanatic 5 [...]

Buttman Trial: Judge Strikes Corrupted Porn Evidence

This morning, Judge Richard Leon decided to strike the government's corrupted porn exhibit in its obscenity case against John "Buttman" Stagliano. The trailer for Belladonna's Fetish Fanatic 5 will no longer be considered evidence in this case—and the count against Stagliano for making an obscene image "available to a person under 18 years of age" [...]

Buttman Trial: Porn Download Corrupts Government Evidence

"A lesson lived is a lesson learned," porn performer Angela Stone announces after expelling copious amounts of vaginal fluid in Storm Squirters 2: Target Practice. Shortly after the film was shown to the court in the John "Buttman" Stagliano obscenity trial yesterday, prosecutors learned the greatest porn lesson of all: That shit will fuck up [...]

Buttman Trial: Courthouse Porn Shows Milk Enemas, Racial Epithets to D.C. Jurors

A report by Washington City Paper intern and "Buttman" trial correspondent Juliana Brint:
The story of how 14 D.C. jurors came to spend 50 minutes viewing a parade of hardcore erotic milk enemas from the jury box begins with the pornographic discretion of FBI Special Agent Dan Bradley.
In December 2007, Bradley—using a fictitious name, credit [...]

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