The trial for Christy Littleford, the woman charged in the death of 29 year old Natasha Pettigrew, a Green Party candidate and avid cyclist is scheduled for 9 a.m. March 20 in Prince George's County Circuit Court. Pettigrew was killed while cycling in September of 2010.
Charges against Littleford are outlined here. Her defense attorney is named as Joseph Vallario who happens to be the Chair of the Maryland General Assembly's House Judiciary Committee . Kennis Henry, Natasha Pettigrew's mother, has testified before Vallario's committee to toughen the state's vehicular manslaughter laws. The bill was successful.