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Prosecutors balk at Marshall dismissal claim

 

Steve Marshall, shown here at his arraignment in 2011, is challenging his case based on instructions allegedly given to the grand jury that indicted him.

Prosecutors in the criminal case against Wrangell resident Steve Marshall have opposed a motion to dismiss his case based on his attorney’s argument that the indictment against him is unconstitutional.

Marshall’s attorney, Michael Heiser, filed a motion to dismiss a series of charges against his client in late September, contending the indictment contained language that was unconstitutional and prejudicial by directing them to return an indictment rather than giving them an option to not file charges against him.

The basis for Marshall’s motion to dismiss is his claim that Grand Juror...



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