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The Unpopular Defense

Five of the region's top criminal defense attorneys talk about representing accused polygamists, neo-Nazis and terrorists

Wally Bugden and Tara Isaacson of Salt Lake City argued that Warren Jeffs was a political prisoner. David Nevin represented an accused Saudi Arabian terrorist in Idaho. Michael Krampner got three men off death row in Wyoming. Randi Hood handles public defense for the entire state of Montana. If there's one thing these criminal defense attorneys have in common, aside from a dissident streak, it's that they relish an uphill battle.   Trial of the Polygamist Salt Lake City's Wally Bugden and …

The Visionary

At age 24, Mae Nan Ellingson helped draft Montana’s Constitution. Since then she has led a struggling Missoula into the future

The view from Mae Nan Ellingson’s sixth-floor office is to die for. Mount Jumbo and Mount Sentinel, the two balding hills that frame Missoula’s eastern border, rise to meet the soaring windows. Below, the Clark Fork River cleaves Missoula in half, its banks rich with the hustle of a bustling little city that is home to the University of Montana, where Ellingson attended law school in the early 1970s. Jumbo and Sentinel are marked with the striations of a glacial lake that once filled the …

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