FILE - In this May 4, 2011, file photo, William Melchert-Dinkel arrives at the Rice County Courthouse in Faribault, Minn., with his wife, Joyce, for his sentencing. The attorney for the ex-nurse found guilty of encouraging the suicides of a Canadian woman and a British man is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn his conviction of aiding the suicides on free speech grounds. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)