Judge Denies Warren Jeffs' Request; Trial Moves Forward

The judge overseeing the sexual assault trial of polygamist religious leader Warren Jeffs today denied his request to dismiss his legal team, and warned the accused sex offender of the consequences of dumping his legal team. Judge Barbara Walther called a brief recess after Jeffs made his request in court this morning as opening statements in the much-anticipated trial were about to begin. "I have released all my counsel," Jeffs said in the San Angelo, Texas, courtroom where the trial is being...Full Story
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