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Cult leader Warren Jeffs back in court • Wednesday January 5, 2011

FLDS cult leader Warren Jeffs is due to appear in court for his fifth pretrial hearing with still no word on whether he has a Texas attorney.

During the past four pretrial hearings over more than a month, Jeffs has said he will get his own representation, each time announcing that he should have representation within a week, the San Angelo Standard-News writes.

The “expectation is he will provide information about who will represent him,” said Jerry Strickland, a spokesman for the office of the attorney general of Texas, about today’s pretrial.

Jan. 24 is the date for the first trial, for aggravated sexual assault, Feb. 21 is the date for the sexual assault charge trial, and March 14 is the date for the bigamy charge trial.

Fifty-first District Judge Barbara Walther has said the state must finish prosecuting Jeffs for all three charges within 120 days of his arrival because of extradition laws. Jeffs was moved from Utah to Texas on Nov. 30.

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