Judge Thomas Power has disqualified himself from the Clarence Gomery trial.
David Cassleman speaks with Linda Stephan about the motion hearing.
Gomery – a former prosecutor for Leelanau County – is accused of trying to hire someone in July to kill attorney Christopher Cooke.
Judge Power made the decision at a motion hearing on Friday afternoon. Gomery's attorney filed the motion asking for a new judge because of Power's past involvement in a civil suit between Gomery and Cooke.
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