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Menendez Corruption Case Nixed After DOJ Drops Retrial Bid

A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday tossed the corruption case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., and a Florida eye doctor after prosecutors opted to dismiss the remaining charges in the wake of a ruling acquitting the two men of charges that they exchanged political donations as bribes. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Immigrant Acquitted In Steinle Case Faces New Fed. Charges

The immigrant acquitted of murder by a San Francisco jury last week in the case of Kate Steinle, which has fueled a national debate over sanctuary cities, has been hit with new federal immigration and gun possession charges handed down by a grand jury on Tuesday.  Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Acquitted Nomura Trader Wants SEC Case Nixed Now

A trader at Nomura Securities International Inc. who was acquitted earlier this year of defrauding bond buyers has asked a judge to dismiss the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s parallel suit against him, saying the regulator’s allegations are too vague to move forward. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Pharmacist In NECC Meningitis Case Puts Blame On Boss

A former Massachusetts pharmacist on Thursday asked a federal judge to acquit him of murder and other charges that allege he is responsible for a fatal meningitis outbreak, saying prosecutors failed to prove their case and undermined their own arguments by pinning the wrongdoing on his boss in a separate trial. 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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