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Mitchell's Lawyers Ask for Restrictions

Mitchell's Lawyers Ask for Restrictions

Posted - Dec. 2, 2004 at 11:28 a.m.



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(KSL News) -- Lawyers for the man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart want a judge to restrict what prosecutors can tell witnesses.

Brian David Mitchell's defense has filed a motion in court, requesting prosecutors not be allowed to tell witnesses what other witnesses have said, while preparing them for trial.

According to court documents, the defense plans to invoke the exclusionary rule during the trial, which means witnesses cannot be in the courtroom during other witnesses' testimonies.

There's more on this story in today's Deseret Morning News.

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