SHIPLEY LEGAL DEFENSE

TIMELINE OF EVENTS

1988-1992 Reserve Officer’s Training Course (ROTC), Indiana State University
1992 Bachelor of Science in Criminology, Indiana State University
1992 Commissioned as a Reserve Officer in the United States Army
1993 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), State of Maryland
1993 U.S. Army Helicopter Flight School
1996 Appointed as a Special Agent of the FBI
1997 Married Katherine Spicer
1998 FBI SWAT Agent (1998 – 2003)
2001 FBI Sniper School
2002 FBI SWAT Agent assigned to 2002 Olympics
2002 DOJ/FBI Certificate of Achievement from Director Robert S. Mueller
2003 Southwest Airlines Arrest
2004 Birth of Daughter
2005 Birth of Son
2007 Barrett Tactical Long Range School
2007 Southwest Airlines Criminal Investigation
2008 Investigation of weapon into Mexico
2008 Search Warrant of Home
2009 Federal Grand Jury Indictment
2009 Federal Preliminary Hearing
2010 NRA Pledges Support
2010 April 5, Trial Begins
2010 April 5 - 7 (noon), Prosecution
2010 April 7-9 and 12 - 13, Defense
2010 April 14, Instructions to Jury, Closing Remarks
2010 April 14, Jury deliberated less than 3 hours
2010 April 14, 2:45pm, John T Shipley Found Guilty on All Charges
2010 June 28, 2010 July 7 Sentencing Hearing was postponed until August 12, 2010. (Due to Defense Council not being given the Pre-Sentence Report 35 days prior to the Sentencing Hearing.)
2010 July 8, 2010 Sentencing Hearing Scheduled but moved up to July 7, 2010.
2010 August 12, 2010 Sentencing Hearing Scheduled.