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November 11, 2011 at 10:18 AM

Ex-Pierce County judge ruled indigent

The News Tribune in Tacoma writes that former Pierce County judge Michael Hecht, who’s been battling a felony conviction in the courts for some time, is indigent.

Here’s the News Tribune story: State Supreme Court rules that ex-Pierce County judge Michael Hecht is indigent

Former Pierce County Superior Court Judge Michael Hecht had lost repeatedly in lower courts when he argued that he is broke and could not afford to pay for his appeals of a conviction of felony harassment and patronizing a prostitute.

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