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In fiery filing, Ken Paxton prosecutors ask Texas court to undo "patently absurd result" in pay case

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The state's highest criminal court must reconsider a November decision to ensure its proceedings are 'fair to all who observe them,' prosecutors argued. 

“If you're fortunate enough to be Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, [Republican, and the only sitting Attorney General who is indicted for 3 counts of Security Fraud] you can lawfully endow a defense fund to pay for an armada of top-flight legal talent that most defendants can only dream of to defend yourself against 3 felony offenses. ”

In the motion, which includes references to Atticus Finch, Shakespeare, Gilbert & Sullivan and the impending “Sword of Damocles,” prosecutors ask the state’s highest criminal court to reconsider their case again because last month’s opinion yields “a patently absurd result” that would pay the special prosecutors “unconscionable” rates.

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