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Verdicts in Zumba trial not valid, defense says

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Lawyers for a Maine man convicted in a prostitution scandal are asking a judge to declare that 12 of the jury’s 13 guilty verdicts were not valid. The defense filed a motion Monday, three days before Mark Strong Sr. of Thomaston is due to be sentenced. The motion to arrest judgment cites constitutional concerns about 12 counts of promotion of prostitution, saying they were vague because prosecutors never spelled out specifically how Strong’s actions promoted prostitution. It also noted that jurors were confused by overlapping charges.

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