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‘Top Chef’ Acquittals Not Satisfying But Right, Juror Says

One of the 12 jurors who acquitted a group of Massachusetts Teamsters of trying to strong-arm the “Top Chef” television production into hiring them for unneeded truck-driving work said prosecutors failed to prove the defendants knew they were trying to do something against federal law. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Katten Atty Says Shkreli Verdict Nixes Conspiracy Count

Lawyers for Evan Greebel, the former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney accused of helping Martin Shkreli pull off securities fraud, said Friday they were “shocked and dismayed” prosecutors haven’t dropped a conspiracy charge against Greebel that Shkreli himself was acquitted of earlier this month. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Atty Says Ill. Police Dept. Framed Him For His Wife’s Murder

An Illinois attorney says he was set up to be charged with his wife’s murder by a local police department and the state’s attorney’s office where he used to work, claiming in a federal complaint that the charges for which he was acquitted wrecked his law practice and forced him to skip town. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Chicago Cop Says Review Officials Targeted Him, Leaked Info

A former Chicago police commander acquitted last year on excessive force charges claims the city’s Independent Police Review Authority specifically targeted him and leaked confidential information to the media in retaliation for his contentious history with the group, according to a suit filed in Illinois federal court. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Convicted Wrigley Rooftop Owner Says Jury Overreached

The owner of a rooftop overlooking Wrigley Field who was convicted last month of defrauding the Chicago Cubs out of owed royalties asked an Illinois federal judge on Wednesday to either acquit him or grant a new trial, saying the jury’s verdict was against the weight of evidence. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Convicted Wrigley Rooftop Owner Says Jury Overreached

The owner of a rooftop overlooking Wrigley Field who was convicted last month of defrauding the Chicago Cubs out of owed royalties asked an Illinois federal judge on Wednesday to either acquit him or grant a new trial, saying the jury’s verdict was against the weight of evidence. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Chicago Cop Says Review Officials Targeted Him, Leaked Info

A former Chicago police commander acquitted last year on excessive force charges claims the city’s Independent Police Review Authority specifically targeted him and leaked confidential information to the media in retaliation for his contentious history with the group, according to a suit filed in Illinois federal court Thursday. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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