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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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Ex-District Judge In Texas Cleared In Campaign Bribery Case

A former state district judge in Texas, who had to leave the bench and had her law license suspended following her conviction on nine felony charges for bribery and money laundering, was declared innocent Wednesday, acquitted of all charges after the state agreed the evidence couldn’t support her conviction. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(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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