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Court Document Reveals Amy Bishop’s Legal Bill

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Amy Bishop's booking photo at Tutwiler Prison (Photo: Ala. Department of Corrections)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – A court document filed Monday reveals how much the defense of Amy Bishop Anderson, the woman convicted of capital murder in the 2010 shootings at UAHuntsville, cost the state.

One of Bishop Anderson’s defense attorneys, James Barry Abston, received $245,681.81.

The state is paying for her court costs after she was deemed indigent by the court.

The expenses are broken down into several categories.  The most expensive category was a $127,656 charge for Out of Court costs.

Bishop Anderson is currently appealing her case and is being held at Tutweiler Prison in Wetumpka.

For a link to the court document detailing the charges click here.