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Alabama University Shooting
5:18 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Bishop Lawyers Get $553K For Work, More Possible

Attorneys receive over half a million dollars for work defending Amy Bishop who pleaded guilty to shooting six of her colleages.
Credit Huntsville PD

Court-appointed lawyers who represented Amy Bishop before she pleaded guilty to shooting six colleagues at the University of Alabama in Huntsville are getting more than $550,000 from the state for their work.


Circuit Judge Alan Mann has approved payments for two of the three attorneys who represented Bishop in the 2010 mass shooting.


Mann on Tuesday ordered a payment of $452,681 for Barry Abston. Mann earlier ruled that Roy Miller would get $100,426.

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