Dan on Nightline: December 18, 2014

December 19, 2014
Filed under: Public Appearances — Staff @ 6:41 pm

Dan anchored for Nightline on Thursday, December 18th for his last time as co-anchor. The episode began with a look at the latest developments in the "slender man" trial. Two 12 year-old girls from Wisconsin are accused of luring their friend into the woods and then stabbing her 19 times, all to impress a character they learned ...

Dan Speaks Out About Leaving Nightline

December 18, 2014
Filed under: Blog,Public Appearances — Staff @ 11:25 pm
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On Thursday, December 18th, ABC News announced that Dan would be stepping down from his position as co-anchor of Nightline  to return to his own Abrams Media. Despite this change, Dan will still be staying on with ABC News as the Chief Legal Analyst correspondent, appearing across all of ABC's programming platforms (as per usual). Dan spoke ...

Dan on Closing Arguments in Montana Murder Trial

December 16, 2014
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Dan appeared on Good Morning America Tuesday, December 16th to discuss the closing arguments in the trial of Markus Kaarma, the Montana homeowner charged with deliberate homicide for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Diren Dede, a German exchange student who walked into Kaarma's garage apparently looking for alcohol. Prosectuors allege that the shooting was premeditated, ...

Dan on Nightline: December 10, 2014

December 11, 2014
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Dan appeared on Nightline, Wednesday, December 10th to discuss the case of a Montana forest service firefighter on trial for shooting and killing an alleged burglar. Markus Kaarma, 30, is charged with baiting 17-year-old victim, Diren Dede, into sneaking into his garage early April 27 and killing him with four shotgun blasts. Police arrested Kaarma the next ...

Dan on Montana ‘Stand Your Ground’ Trial

December 10, 2014
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Dan was on Good Morning America, Monday December 8th to discuss the case of a man who shot and killed a teenage exchange student who had entered his garage. Markus Kaarma is accused of baiting and shooting victim the victim, 17-year-old, Diren Dede. Jurors must decide whether Kaarma is protected under Montana's "castle doctrine" which states that the ...

Dan on World News Tonight: December 4, 2014

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Dan joined David Muir on World News Tonight, Thursday, December 4th, to discuss the latest in the Eric Garner case.  A grand jury in New York made the decision not to indict the officer who used a chokehold that resulted in Garner's death. The officer argued to the grand jury that he was not performing a chokehold ...

Dan on Nightline: December 9, 2014

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Dan anchored for Nightline on Tuesday, December 9th. This episode began with a story that investigated the dangers of sleep deprivation and driving. New evidence reveals that even if your eyes are open and seemingly wide awake, your brain might tell a different story. ABC's Ron Claiborne found out firsthand the potential danger that nearly ...

Dan on Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

December 4, 2014
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Dan joined Robin and George on Good Morning America, Thursday, December 4th, to discuss the recent grand jury decision regarding the Eric Garner case. No indictment was decided for a New York City police officer who killed Eric Garner, an unarmed African American man, with a chokehold. This decision has sparked major controversy in New York ...

Dan on Nightline: December 3, 2014

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Dan appeared on Nightline, Wednesday, December 3rd to discuss the grand jury decision regarding the Eric Garner case. Garner was an unarmed African American man killed by Caucasian police officer Daniel Pantaleo on July 17th. A grand jury on Staten Island considered evidence in the fatal choking of Garner and after two months came to the decision ...

Dan on Nightline: December 1, 2014

December 2, 2014
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Dan was behind the anchor desk for Nightline on Monday, December 1st. This episode began in Ferguson, Missouri with the "Oath Keepers". The grand jury decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown has sparked turmoil in Ferguson and a controversial group called the Oath Keepers has sprung (they ...

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