Elven Swisher served in the Marines. But he wasn’t a clandestine operative, was never deployed on a secret mission to rescue POWs in Korea, and never received a Purple Heart, Silver Star, Gold Star or Commendation Medal.

That’s not what he told an Idaho federal jury, though, when Swisher — dressed in an outfit festooned with a Purple Heart — took the stand against David Hinkson in 2004, and said that Hinkson had asked him to murder a federal judge, IRS agent and federal prosecutor.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]