Federal Public Defenders use “abusive” litigation tactics — delay, impede, sabotage death penalty for heinous murderer

Michael Eric Ballard, 36, was charged in 2010 with four counts of murder for killings in Northampton, Pennsylvania, about six miles north of Allentown and 50 miles north of Philadelphia.  A neighbor had alerted police that June afternoon to a disturbance at a house where former girlfriend Denise Merhi, 39, lived with her father, Dennis Marsh, 62, … Continue reading Federal Public Defenders use “abusive” litigation tactics — delay, impede, sabotage death penalty for heinous murderer