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Prosecutors in Hernandez case want judge to recuse herself

Former Patriot tells judge he wants to keep lawyer despite potential conflict of interest

FALL RIVER — Government lawyers in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial are asking the judge to recuse herself, citing prior clashes that she had with the lead prosecutor in the high-profile case.

During a pre-trial hearing in Bristol Superior Court, Judge E. Susan Garsh did not rule on the motion to have her step aside, but set a hearing on the matter for Oct. 21.

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