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Stanford lawyer not focused on case's legal circus

LONDON - JUNE 11:  Sir Allen Stanford talks to...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
The Associated Press "HOUSTON — It might not be the Greatest Show on Earth but the legal circus in the $7 billion fraud case against jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford is possibly making it the greatest show in court.
So far, the criminal and civil cases against Stanford have included claims of bloated legal fees by a small army of lawyers and law clerks; a judge admonishing attorneys like an elementary-school teacher to stop calling each other names; allegations of insurance fraud and conflicts of interest.
Stanford has argued with judges, been labeled as difficult and been accused of wasting millions of dollars by hiring and firing attorneys from at least 10 different law firms."
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