Bishop's Attorneys Seek Dismissal of Charges

Published 02/17 2012 10:03AM

Updated 02/17 2012 10:07AM

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) Attorneys representing Bishop Robert Finn filed motions seeking dismissal of the criminal charge filed against him for failing to report suspected child abuse.

His defense team is claiming Missouri law is unconstitutionally vague and they're asserting the grand jury that indicted Finn and the Diocese was not properly instructed on the law.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters-Baker wasn't surprised by the legal maneuvers and adds she will oppose them.

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