Ex-Princeton Economics Chair To Drop CJA Lawyers

Law360, New York (April 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Former Princeton Economics International Ltd. Chairman Martin A. Armstrong, who has been imprisoned for civil contempt since 2000, wants to represent himself Tuesday at a sentencing hearing related to a criminal plea deal he made in August 2006.

The sentencing hearing comes as Armstrong’s appellate counsel waits to hear whether the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Armstrong’s challenge to his lengthy civil contempt confinement. Armstrong is being held in contempt of court due to his failure to turn over almost $15 million in assets he claims...
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