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Lawyer waiting in court offers $1K to defendant facing a felony if he didn’t pay restitution

Dec 24, 2014, 07:54 am CST

A Portland, Oregon, business lawyer waiting in court last week was moved by the plight of a criminal defendant who faced a felony if he didn’t pay $983 in restitution for buying a stolen truck.

The lawyer, Colin Murphy, offered to pay the money, stunning defense lawyer Lawrence Taylor,… full story

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