Ex-Miramonte Teacher Mark Berndt Hires Defense Attorney | NBC Southern California

Ex-Miramonte Teacher Mark Berndt Hires Defense Attorney

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    Mark Berndt has hired Manny Medrano, a Harvard-educated prosecutor, journalist and now, defense attorney. Medrano intends to ask the court to reduce the $23 million bail level set for Berndt, accused of lewd conduct against his students. Medrano said he thinks the bail amount is "illegal and unconstitutional." Patrick Healy reports from Downtown LA for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2012.