In a Dec. 29 submission to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of an attempt to force federal Judge Susan Brnovich to recuse herself from the Lacey/Larkin case, defense attorneys batted away the prosecution’s contention that prejudicial statements…

Update: On Dec. 8, 2021, four days after the hearing described below, a two-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, headed by Chief Judge Sidney Thomas, ordered federal prosecutors to respond to the defense’s request for a…

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In the early morning hours of October 19, 2007, Michael Lacey, then-executive editor of the Village Voice Media chain of alternative newsweeklies, stood outside Maricopa County’s Fourth Avenue Jail, addressing a scrum of reporters as he hitched his belt through…