Jury selection for dead horses case set for May 7


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  • Jeanne Ryan stands before the judge. Seated behind the rail are members of the Justice for the Horses of Argus Farm. (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Judge Robert H. Freehill in Orange County Court with Chief Assistant District Attorney Christopher Borek and Jeanne Ryan’s attorney, Michael Sussman (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




  • Linda House and Cheryl James arrived for Jeanne Ryan's court appearance with a sign in the window of their car that reads, "Justice for the Horses of Argus Farm Prosecute Jeanne Ryan" (Photo by Frances Ruth Harris)




By Frances Ruth Harris

— Things moved quickly when Jeanne Ryan, who was arrested last summer after 11 horses were found starved to death on her Goshen farm, appeared before Judge Robert H. Freehill in Courtroom 113 on Feb. 23

Freehill, Chief Assistant District Attorney Christopher Borek, and Ryan's attorney, Michael Sussman, discussed available dates for Ryan to again appear in court. April 27 was set for the pre-trial conference, and May 7 for jury selection. In criminal cases, jury selection is open to the public.

After her appearance, Ryan ran across the parking lot outside, with the hood of her jacket pulled tightly around her head. She jumped into her car and took off.





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