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Q: Do you condone the work he does in prison as a legal adviser?
A: It is not up to Ernie (Lewis, state public advocate and Monahan’s co-counsel in Gall’s appeals) or me to condone it or condemn it. That is a job that the prison gave him. We did not give him the job.The Department of Public Advocacy has an agreement with corrections to train people that they offer to us as legal aides. We do not select them. And we have fulfilled our part of that training. Gene is a person who is greatly interested in the law. In fact, some of his legal thinking and theories are a further indication of his severe mental illness.
Q: Does it concern you, then, that he is defending other inmates legally?
A: Very much so.
Q: Harold McQueen became known as a genuine convert to Roman Catholicism. Does Eugene Gall have a similar story of turning his life around in prison?
A: I think there is an analogous argument. Gene comes from a highly dysfunctional family. He is brain damaged. But placed in a highly structured environment, he behaves very well and is not a danger to other people in the prison. He can function and contribute to life within a prison. He is a person who we should have some empathy for because of his severe brain damage and because he is not in total control of his actions and judgment.
Q: Assuming that his appeals were unsuccessful, what would be the earliest time that he could be put to death by the state?
A: We feel very confident that we will prevail in the 6th Circuit. If we are wrong about that, the earliest would be nine to 12 months.
Q: What is currently happening in the Sixth Circuit?
A: All the briefs have been filed. They asked for supplemental briefs. We are waiting for the court to set a date for oral argument. It could be any time. Contrary to the property valuers adelaide hills of the attorney general, we are not delaying things.
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