They call his arguments for dropping the charges, including vindictive prosecution, "conclusory and baseless." A Tuesday hearing is scheduled on Mc Coy's motion to dismiss the case.
He reveled in speaking engagements before lawyers associations and anti-death penalty groups. But in less than a year, he went from death row in Delaware to giving speeches about wrongful convictions to back behind bars.Prosecutors say Mc Coy is so dangerous to his victims that they've gone to great lengths to ensure their names are not released.Mc Coy's Army soldier wife, Tawana Roberts, is a co-defendant in the federal case.He boasts of his courtroom prowess at that trial: "I'm impeaching witnesses at every turn. I gave wonderful closing arguments." He gets louder and more animated reminiscing about his performance: "I'm thinking, 'I got this.'" The jury found him guilty. It was my client this was happening to." Moody said Mc Coy's family is confident he will successfully fight the new charges."Being on the streets, I learned to be numb to a situation. The lawyers who represented Mc Coy in an appeal and at his retrial sent letters supporting him in the Hawaii case.