In a shocking move that could delay the corruption trial of Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Fumo by several months, lawyers at Sprague & Sprague Monday sought permission to withdraw from the case.

The move comes less than three weeks after the firm successfully defended its right to remain on the case in a protracted legal battle sparked by a motion from prosecutors demanding that Sprague & Sprague be disqualified.

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