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        1/5/2012, Tevet 10, 5772

      Katzav Attorney Seeks More Time to Appeal


      Attorney Tzion Amir, counsel for former president Moshe Katzav, filed an urgent request with the Supreme Court, Thursday for a further extension of 60 days, submit a request for a further hearing on Katzav's appeal of his conviction and seven-year prison sentence for sexual assault and obstruction of justice. Katzav started serving the sentence last month. His defense team had recently announced that they would not be proceeding with an appeal.

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