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Supremacist Tried To Kill Judge After Losing Trademark Suit, Prosecutors Argue

Law360 (April 13, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Prosecutors told a jury in Chicago that a white supremacist tried to have a judge killed after she ruled against him in a trademark suit.

Matthew Hale, whose organization preached racial holy war, is charged with solicitation to commit murder and obstruction of justice.

Hale, the self-proclaimed "Pontifex Maximus" of what is now known as the Creativity Movement, is accused of soliciting Lefkow's murder in anger over her order that Hale stop calling itself the World Church of the Creator. An Oregon-based church with a similar...
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