Brian Pope trial starts today, Attorney wants special instructions for jury

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The trial for Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope starts today.  Pope’s defense attorneys, want the judge to give special instructions to jurors according to a report in the Daily Advertiser.

The newspaper reported the instructions include the citation of laws and the defense attorneys’ interpretation of those laws in such a way that would limit the jurors’ ability to find Pope guilty 

Pope is charged with seven felony counts, including five malfeasance in office charges and two perjury charges.

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