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Feds Blast Ex-Pharmacist’s Acquittal Bid In Meningitis Row

The government urged a Massachusetts federal court Wednesday to not acquit a pharmacist convicted of 77 counts including racketeering and mail fraud for manufacturing deadly drugs in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, saying the arguments presented to support acquittal have been rejected by the court or rely on facts dismissed by the jury. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Katten Atty’s Jury Won’t Hear Of Shkreli Acquittal

The jury selected for the in the conspiracy trial of former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney Evan Greebel will not be allowed to hear that “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was acquitted of allegedly conspiring with Greebel to defraud Retrophin Inc., a Brooklyn federal judge ruled Thursday. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Sorting Out Teamsters Acquittal In ‘Top Chef’ Case

A federal jury recently acquitted four Teamsters on charges of criminally threatening the host of the popular cooking competition show “Top Chef.” Michael Abcarian of Fisher Phillips examines how the dispute escalated into a criminal extortion prosecution and where the line is drawn between criminality and lawful conduct when union members threaten an employer who uses nonunion workers. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) ...

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Fla. Eye Doc Denied Acquittal In Medicare Overbilling Case

A federal judge has refused to acquit a Florida ophthalmologist linked to New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez who was found guilty of overbilling Medicare by $ 32 million for unnecessary eye injections, finding the jury had sufficient evidence to return its verdict against the doctor. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-MLB Player Seeks Acquittal On Insider Trading Charges

Former Major League Baseball player Doug DeCinces asked a California federal court Wednesday to acquit him of insider trading charges, saying the government has provided no proof, before trial or during, that he profited from nonpublic merger tips about a friend’s medical device company. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Jefferies Trader Seeks Acquittal On Sole Guilty Count

Former Jefferies & Co. trader Jesse Litvak urged a Connecticut federal judge on Friday to acquit him on the one count of securities fraud for which he was convicted by a jury last month, arguing the government’s win was rooted to a “flimsy reed” of evidence. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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$1.6B Wynn Casino Fraudsters Ask For Partial Acquittal

The three landowners charged with fraud over a controversial land deal tied to Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s $ 1.6 billion casino resort project asked a Massachusetts federal judge to acquit them of two counts of the indictment, arguing the government has not provided sufficient evidence to support its claims. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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$1.6B Wynn Casino Fraudsters Ask For Partial Acquittal

The three landowners charged with fraud over a controversial land deal tied to Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s $ 1.6 billion casino resort project asked a Massachusetts federal judge to acquit them of two counts of the indictment, arguing the government has not provided sufficient evidence to support its claims. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Scheming ‘Birthing House’ Atty Again Asks For Acquittal

An immigration attorney convicted of obstruction for agreeing to help a material witness in a “birthing houses” investigation flee the U.S. pushed a California federal judge again Monday to acquit him, saying the government “cherry picked” evidence to support its stance that his conviction should stand. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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