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Judge Berger issues post-trial rulings

U.S. District Judge Irene Berger has issued a bunch of post-trial rulings in the Don Blankenship case. Here they are:

— An order denying a request from The Associated Press for a list of all of the jurors in the trial.

— A ruling against Blankenship’s request for a judgment of acquittal on all counts.

— Another decision that rejects defense efforts to have the case moved to another court jurisdiction.

— A ruling against a defense request to order MSHA to turn over more records to the defense team.

An order that rules on several other pending motions in the case.

Another order that rules on a long list of matters still pending.