Saturday, October 08, 2016

Ammon Bundy Gets Continuance in Nevada

Because he's tied up defending himself in Oregon, Ammon Bundy will get an extra week to file pretrial motions in the federal case against him in Nevada. U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen on Friday granted Bundy's unopposed motion to extend until Oct. 10 the deadline for filing Rule 12 pretrial motions. Federal prosecutors have until Nov. 9 to file replies, and Bundy until Nov. 16 to reply to those. Bundy said in his motion that he had to prepared to testify in the Oregon trial, and his attorney Daniel Hill, with Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, had no opportunity to discuss updates in discovery or pretrial motions with him for the past month. Hill filed the motion for continuation on Thursday...more

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