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Cobell
Interior attorney to testify at upcoming Cobell trial


Robert McCarthy, a field solicitor for the Interior Department, will testify at the upcoming Cobell historical accounting trial.

McCarthy is listed as a witness for the Cobell plaintiffs. He is expected to provide information about the mismanagement of Indian trust accounts in southern California.

The department is trying to fire McCarthy, saying he allegedly released confidential trust data to the media. A final decision is being made by Solicitor David Bernhardt.

The Cobell trial will focus on the historical accounting of the trust. It starts October 10 at the federal courthouse in Washington, D.C.

Get the Story:
Press Release: INTERIOR ATTORNEY PLACED ON PROTECTED WITNESS LIST (PEER 9/17)

Relevant Links:
Indian Trust: Cobell v. Kempthorne - http://www.indiantrust.com
Cobell v. Norton, Department of Justice - http://www.usdoj.gov/civil/cases/cobell/index.htm

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