August 17, 2022

Quincy attorney claims Dr. Phil show by no means contacted him, producer claims phone log proves if not

QUINCY (WGEM) – The lawyer who represented a male accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-outdated female at a graduation celebration said he was under no circumstances contacted by the Dr. Phil display which aired a method on Wednesday saying he declined to comment.

The Dr. Phil Show is a daytime leisure talk present syndicated nationally by CBS Television Distribution. The episode in problem aired domestically on The Tri-States’ CW, WGEM 10.2.

Lawyer Andrew Schnack sent a letter to Dr. Phil on Friday stating that his team had checked cell phone messages and email messages and they identified no report of the clearly show achieving out to his office environment.

Schnack claims he is getting cellular phone phone calls and messages criticizing him for failure to “give Drew Clinton’s facet of points.”

In the letter, Schnack asks Dr. Phil to give proof the clearly show contacted him or supply an explanation as to why the remark was made that he declined an job interview.

Schnack then prolonged the supply to respond to concerns and accused the demonstrate of making incorrect statements and taking statements out of context.

Schnack wrote in the letter, “for example, while Drew’s DNA was uncovered on Cammy Vaughn 3 independent DNA specialists making use of state-of-the-artwork science could discover no semen attributable to Drew Clinton wherever on her individual or her apparel.”

Dr. Phil’s Vice President of Communications, Jerry Sharell, explained to WGEM Information a mobile phone log demonstrates a producer texted Schnack’s mobile cellphone on Jan. 13.

On Wednesday, the Dr. Phil show aired interviews with Vaughn and her father about Adams County Decide Robert Adrian’s reversal of his personal ruling finding Clinton guilty of a person depend of felony prison sexual assault towards Vaughn at a graduation celebration on May 30.

Though 18-yr-old Clinton was located guilty in October, at a sentencing hearing in January, Adrian reversed himself subsequent a pair of motions by Schnack, expressing that a obligatory minimum sentence imposed by point out statute would be inappropriate.

According to transcripts from the hearing, Adrian reported the time Clinton experienced served in the Adams County Jail was ample.

“For what transpired in this circumstance, that is a great deal of punishment,” Adrian mentioned.

Through the hearing, Adrian also experienced harsh criticism for moms and dads at the get together where the alleged assault transpired, lambasting them for allowing minors consume and swim in the pool in only their underwear.

On Thursday, Illinois Attorney Basic Kwame Raoul submitted a petition for a writ of mandamus urging the Illinois Supreme Court to buy Adrian to “impose a lawful sentence” in the case.

Raoul documented he submitted the mandamus criticism and a motion for supervisory order asking the court to direct Adrian to sentence Clinton in accordance with point out law.


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