Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Defense Lawyers Rally

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The Cool Justice Report

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  • Link To CJR Story & Amicus Brief

  • AP Reports:
    Arrest of Connecticut attorney
    worries colleagues

    Associated Press
    July 18, 2007

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.

    An organization representing hundreds of Connecticut defense lawyers says the arrest of a prominent attorney accused of destroying evidence in a child pornography investigation could open the floodgates for authorities to prosecute lawyers.

    The Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association is asking a federal judge to dismiss the case against Philip Russell, who was charged Feb. 16 with destroying a computer that contained child pornography at Christ Church in Greenwich. Former President George H.W. Bush attended the church while growing up and funeral services for his parents were held there.

  • Complete Article

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