Coleman asks to be ruled poor for acc...

Coleman asks to be ruled poor for access to fund

There are 3 comments on the Belleville News story from Sep 4, 2009, titled Coleman asks to be ruled poor for access to fund. In it, Belleville News reports that:

The man accused of murdering his wife and two sons is asking a judge to find that he is poor so he can receive money to pay his lawyers from a fund used to pay for death penalty cases.

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Millstadt, IL

#1 Sep 12, 2009
cry me a river!


Since: Feb 09

Boynton Beach, FL

#2 Sep 12, 2009
What a miscarriage of justice by his attorneys, let him find council that is already capital case approved .

Columbia, IL

#3 Sep 12, 2009
If he is facing the death penalty he should be afforded the best possible defense. Im sure hes guilty but innocent ppl have been put to death before, thats why hes allowed to tap into a state fund. What disgusts me the most is the fact that even if found guilty and sentenced to death he will never fry, Illinois' death penalty is on hold and no longr practiced. So whats the point of even going for death? All their doing is allowing cc to get a free defense.

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