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Federal Judge Irked at Lawyer for Playing ‘Race Card,’ Orders Written Apology

07 Jul 2012 11:53 PM | Liudmyla Mozgova (Administrator)
A federal judge in Texas has rejected a prosecution contention that a defense lawyer should forfeit attorney fees of $50,000 for suggesting to jurors that the prosecution of his client was racially motivated.But U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen isn’t letting lawyer Noe Garza Jr. off the hook, the Brownsville Herald reports. In an order issued last Wednesday, Hanen ordered Garza to send a “sincere written apology” to the court and the U.S. Attorney’s office. Read More

 

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