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Feds drop case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren

Prosecutors dropped the only remaining charge against Scott Warren, ending the misdemeanor case against the No More Deaths volunteer just months after the government's attempt to charge him with two felonies case collapsed in November. ... Read more»

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Scott Warren found not guilty by jury in No More Deaths case

The second federal felony trial of Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer accused of harboring illegal immigrants in Arizona's western desert in 2018, continued Wednesday with closing arguments as both prosecutors and defense attorneys worked to convince the jury before they began their deliberations. ... Read more»

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Scott Warren tells jury he's part of neutral effort to 'alleviate suffering' in desert

Update: Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer accused of harboring illegal immigrants in Arizona's western desert, testified in his own defense Tuesday, telling a federal jury he was working to "alleviate suffering" during a "humanitarian crisis."... Read more»

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Defense makes case for Scott Warren providing care to migrants; aid volunteer's 2nd trial continues

On the fourth day of Warren's re-trial, defense experts laid out the legal protocols and medical necessity of caring for migrants, while two No More Deaths volunteers described their work in Arizona's desert.... Read more»

Prosecution rests, defense begins in 3rd day of re-trial of Scott Warren

On the third day of trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren, prosecutors wrapped up with video depositions and an expert in cellphone data, and the defense team began laying out the case for humanitarian aid in the desert.... Read more»

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Border agents testify against Scott Warren in 2nd day of re-trial of migrant aid volunteer

Two Border Patrol agents testified that their raid on a building used as a staging area for No More Deaths in Ajo was sparked by Scott Warren standing outside with two undocumented men and pointing toward a series of mountains to the north.... Read more»

Prosecutors: Scott Warren 'harbored, concealed & shielded' 2 men from Border Patrol

The second trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began Tuesday, with prosecutors asserting he harbored two men in the country illegally, while defense attorneys argued that the government’s case was built on “false assumptions” about his intent.... Read more»

Defense: Trial ban on talking about Trump would violate Scott Warren's rights

Defense attorneys for Scott Warren, the No More Deaths volunteer who faces a second trial next week, argued that a proposed prohibition on speaking about President Trump would violate his constitutional rights.... Read more»

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Mentions of Trump, administration policies 'unfairly prejudicial' argue prosecutors in harboring case

Federal prosecutors filed a motion Thursday asking the court to block Scott Warren—a No More Deaths volunteer charged two counts of human smuggling–from talking about the Trump administration or its policies during his trial, arguing that allowing him to do so would be "unfairly prejudicial." ... Read more»

As Scott Warren retrial nears, judge orders lawyer for volunteer nurse in migrant harboring case

As Scott Warren — a No More Deaths volunteer charged with two counts of human smuggling — again faces trial, the judge has assigned a lawyer for a volunteer nurse who works with the humanitarian group, in one of several rulings issued Monday morning. ... Read more»1

Judge orders Scott Warren trial docs unsealed after media lawsuit

A federal judge ruled that documents filed in the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren must be unsealed after media organizations sued to make them public. ... Read more»

Scott Warren to be retried on 2 migrant harboring charges

Federal prosecutors will pursue two harboring charges against Scott Warren after announcing in federal court Tuesday morning that they would drop the charge of criminal conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens. ... Read more»2

Retrial looms for Scott Warren as prosecutors consider launching new case

Three weeks after a jury declared they were unable to reach a decision in the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren, federal prosecutors will announce Tuesday whether they will again pursue criminal charges. ... Read more»

Scott Warren trial: Hung jury in case of No More Deaths volunteer

After deliberating for three days, the jury in the case of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren is deadlocked and unable to reach a decision on the three federal felony charges against him. The judge declared a hung jury.... Read more»1

Warren trial: Deadlocked jury given 'Allen charge' by judge, told to keep deliberating

The jury reviewing the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren will continue to deliberate for a third day, after the judge in the case issued an "Allen charge" and instructed them to try to reach a verdict.... Read more»

No More Deaths trial: Warren waits after case sent to jury

Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys made their closing arguments in the Scott Warren trial Friday, sending the felony case against the humanitarian aid volunteer to a jury, which deliberated all afternoon without reaching a verdict.... Read more»

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