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Cuffed client decks lawyer with ‘baseball bat fashion’ punch during death-penalty hearing

May 14, 2013, 04:30 pm CDT

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"Staton called his lawyer's recusal motion a "disgrace," asked to represent himself over Burns' objection that Staton is not competent to do so, and said he wanted to stop fighting the appeal and be executed. Then Staton struck Burns, the Mirror reports."

Well, that was one way to get what he wants.

By EsqinAustin on 2013 05 14, 5:56 pm CDT

@1 - But that is not the proper way to strike a motion.

By NoleLaw on 2013 05 14, 7:32 pm CDT

To STEEEEEEE-RIKE a motion.

By B. McLeod on 2013 05 14, 11:30 pm CDT

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