Citing heavy and strongly unfavorable publicity over the last half-decade, the attorney for former State Rep. Vic Kohring (R.-Wasilla) asked the court to move his trial out of Alaska. The re-trial on public corruption charges is currently scheduled to start in Anchorage on October 31 of this year. The ex-lawmaker's motion for change of venue does not request a specific location for the trial, but suggests that it should be held somewhere within the boundaries of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the federal appellate court for the West.
Blogging will continue to be a little light while I recover from my wedding last week. (To paraphrase the writer Seth Mnookin about his own nuptials, it surprised the hell out of me as well.)