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Judge: State must pay more than $700,000 in legal fees to attorneys of convicted murderer who wants sex change surgery

Judge awards more than $700,000 in legal fees to Kosilek's lawyers
Via boston.com » Submitted On Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:18am by fred

A federal judge said today that he would award more than $700,000 in legal fees to the team of lawyers who represented Michelle Kosilek, the convicted murderer who sued the state for a sex change operation to treat her gender identity disorder. Chief US District Judge Mark L.

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Am I thankful I don't live in Boston Mass. "Sued the state for a sex change operation to treat her gender identity disorder - to preserve Kosilek’s constitutional rights." What constitutional rights were violated? Boy/girl has a problem and wants taxpayers to fix it? Give me a break.

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2 years 1 month ago

I agree. the tax payers should not be paying for this kind of stuff. the whole country is messed up.

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YEP TAX dollars at work. what a shame. I think our tax dollars could go to much better use.

2 years 1 month ago

Wonder if the other inmates know this? If I were in the pokey and I found out that someone was getting 700k funded because of something like this, I might just send the inmate to "Oz" for a little discounted snip-snip here and there.

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2 years 1 month ago

Just rethinking this thing. We all know that Sharia law is all ocmfy cozy with the libs. So if this inmate was sent to Gitmo, they'd all live as one big, happy family, right? But if something bad happened, would the left have to learn a little lesson about intolerance and Sharia.

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