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Published April 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Michael Murphy


In this May 20, 2011 file photo, suspended State District Judge Michael Murphy, center, speaks with his defense attorneys Margaret Strickland, left, and Michael Stout during a hearing in the Third Judicial District Court in Las Cruces, N.M. A change of plea hearing is scheduled for Murphy, the retired Las Cruces judge accused of funneling bribes to former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson for judicial appointments. (AP Photo/Las Cruces Sun-News, Robin Zielinski, File)
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