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Correction for June 17, 2015

...accompanied an article on the front page of Tuesday's newspaper misidentified attorney Mark Choate as his son, attorney Jon Choate. The man pictured was Mark Choate.? The Empire regrets this error. To report an error or request a correction, please...
Witnesses to 9-year-old murder testify in court

...local landscaper who was working on the remodeling project and was talking to Kim when Kim was shot, told attorney Mark Choate from the witness stand Monday. "And (he) pulled out the sawed-off .22 and pointed it at Mr. Kim, and bang. He...
Gun store owner: 'I don't sell guns illegally'

...Jonathan Lowy of the Washington, D.C.-based Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, co-counsel with local attorney Mark Choate, said Coxe could not lawfully sell the fugitive the $195 used rifle because he would not have passed a background...
Eight years later, gun shop trial to begin

...lawsuits against gun dealers for injury caused by the misuse of firearms.The plaintiffs - represented by local attorney Mark Choate and co-counsel Jonathan Lowy of the Washington, D.C.-based Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence - appealed and...
Hoonah wins double murder lawsuit

...possibility of appeal," said Jon Choate, who represented widow Haley Tokuoka-Yearout with his father, attorney Mark Choate. "And depending on how the (Alaska) Supreme Court rules on the appeal, then there could be a second trial."The...
Jury deliberates after cop killer pleads the Fifth

...percent responsible for the murders. John Marvin is 100 percent responsible for the murders of these two officers."Mark Choate, attorney for the plaintiffs, argued Wallace provoked and agitated Marvin despite knowing Marvin was emotionally disturbed...
At trial, Hoonah attorney presses widow's memory

...they deemed inconsistent with testimony she gave Friday and early Monday morning under questioning from her attorney, Mark Choate.At times, the exchange became heated. Tokuoka-Yearout sighed in frustration and although she tried to remain respectful...
Eyes water after widow's tearful testimony him."What did you sing to him?" her attorney, Mark Choate, asked."I sang, 'I love you' over and over...changed to city ordinance by lowering qualifications. Mark Choate, the attorney for Tokuoka-Yearout, informed the judge...
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Gun shop trial re-scheduled for May

...earlier this month but was delayed when attorneys for the plaintiffs accused Coxe of hiding crucial evidence in the case. Mark Choate, co-counsel for the family of the slain Simone Young Kim, demanded sanctions be imposed against Coxe for violating...
Jury orders murderer to pay victim's family

...61 million in punitive damages.It's not likely the Kim family will see a cent of it, the family's attorney Mark Choate said."Unless they find out he has an oil reserve ..." Choate said, jokingly, in an interview Tuesday.Coday...


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