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Rift Brewing Between Reiser and His Attorney

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As Linux engineer Hans Reiser's murder trial ended its first day here Tuesday, the rift between the defendant and his attorney appeared to be fracturing even more.

William DuBois, who is Reiser's chief defense attorney, was clearly agitated by his client as proceedings finished up here about 4:30 p.m. Pacific. "My client was once again interrupting me," DuBois told Superior Court Judge Larry Goodman, who was listening to DuBois' motion in a bid to exclude evidence from jurors.

Dubois also told the judge, outside the jury's presence, that he hoped Reiser, who has pleaded not guilty, "keeps his insistences to a minimum."

Moments earlier, the Alameda County jury was dismissed for the day.

The rift between DuBois and Reiser came a day after DuBois told reporters that defending the self-proclaimed genius was "a difficult thing."

After the jury left, Reiser wanted to say something to the judge who was leaving to chambers. "I'm not listening to the defendant," Judge Goodman said and left.

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