Accused South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof fires lawyers, to be the face of the court

FILE name: 2015: Dylann Storm the Roof appeared by closed-circuit television in his first band.


CHARLESTON, S. C. – A federal judge has made it clear that he wants to hear, direct from the white man represents himself in the fatal shooting of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church.

U. S. District Judge Richard Gergel said Tuesday that he wants to Dylann Roof to him directly in court, not through his stand-by council.


The judge on Monday approved Roof a request to act as his own lawyer, while keeping his defense team ready to advise him.

Capital defense expert David Bruck said that he wants to act on the Roof of the bill on time, especially when dealing with prosecutors’ motions.

But the judge said that it is possible to make it to the Roof to complain on appeal that the attorneys that he fired had done too much.

The exchange came Gergel asked two dozen or more prospective jurors.

Roof faces of the death penalty condemned as dozens, of the costs of the June 2015 attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.

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