Attorneys for accused Creighton killer Anthony Garcia have filed another motion to get one of his Chicago-based attorneys back on the case.
Omaha lawyer Jeremy Jorgenson filed a second motion Monday to allow Alison Motta back on the case. Jorgenson's motion requests an evidentiary hearing, and claims that Motta's removal from the case violates his 6th Amendment right to continued representation of his counsel of choice.
Just last week, Douglas County Judge Gary Randall rejected a previous motion that made a similar request. Earlier this month, Randall disqualified Motta over comments she made to KMTV and other media outlets about possible DNA evidence in the case. Randall ruled that Motta can still work on the Garcia case, but cannot speak or sit at the defense table during the trial, which is now scheduled for June 13th. Randall is expected to rule on this latest motion on Thursday.