Monthly Archives September 2004

McGrath Requests Rehearing in Aceto Case

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath, today, filed a Petition for Rehearing with the Montana Supreme Court in State of Montana vs Joseph Aceto. The state Supreme Court ruled recently that Aceto was entitled to a new trial because the trial court judge had removed Aceto from the courtroom for disruptive behavior during his trial in Kalispell on attempted homicide and kidnapping charges.

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Gambling Control Division Warns of Retail Sale of Illegal Slot Machines

HELENA – The Investigations Bureau of the Gambling Control Division of the Montana Department of Justice said Tuesday that illegal slot machines have recently been offered for sale at discount and department stores across the state.

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McGrath Speaks About Montana’s Natural Damage Litigation at Columbia Law School

HELENA – Attorney General Mike McGrath on Monday was a speaker at a symposium on the role of state attorneys general in national environmental policy at the Columbia Law School in New York.

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State Solicits Comments on Draft Clark Fork Restoration Work Plan

HELENA – The state is seeking public comment on draft funding recommendations for projects designed to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, Restoration Program chief Carol Fox said Monday.

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Statement from AG Mike McGrath Regarding Court’s Denial of Petition Seeking Crime Lab Review

HELENA – Today, the Montana Supreme Court denied a petition seeking “extraordinary” relief in relation to the work of the Montana State Crime Lab in Missoula. I am gratified by the Court’s decision.

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