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Thu Aug 23 2012 (Updated 08/26/12)Santa Cruz Eleven Preliminary Hearing Set for January 2013
Thu Aug 23 2012 (Updated 08/26/12)New Date for Santa Cruz Eleven Preliminary Hearing is Five Months Away
Approximately 50 supporters of the Santa Cruz Eleven packed into Department 6 of the Santa Cruz Courthouse on August 20th, for a hearing before Judge Paul Burdick to decide if the case against the seven remaining defendants would be dismissed. The defendants, their attorneys, and supporters were disappointed when Judge Burdick ruled that the case will proceed, and scheduled a confirmation hearing on January 4th, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., followed by a preliminary hearing on Monday, January 7th.
Three district attorneys, Rebekah Young, Jeff Rosell, and David Sherman, were present to argue that the case should move forward. The district attorneys were both denying and admitting that throughout the case, there has been an improper disclosure of discovery evidence to the defense attorneys.
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