suspect Brian Rooney wanted to fire his attorney. Then he tried to have the
Now, three weeks
before his trial is to begin, Rooney’s lawyer wants off the case, saying Rooney
apparently is trying to represent himself.
A man accused in
the 2006 slaying of a University of Vermont student wants the judge taken off his case.
Thirty-seven-year-old Brian Rooney wrote a letter to
Judge Michael Kupersmith in which he said Kupersmith is biased and makes bad
A Vermont judge
has ruled that extensive publicity surrounding the killing of University of
Vermont student Michele Gardner-Quinn and the arrest of Richmond resident Brian
Rooney mean Rooney’s trial must be moved to Rutland.