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Former Peru Soccer Boss Acquitted In FIFA Corruption Trial

The former president of the Peruvian soccer federation was acquitted by a Brooklyn federal jury of racketeering conspiracy Tuesday, clearing him of the sole charge he faced in the U.S. government’s wide-ranging FIFA corruption case just days after two other defendants were convicted in the investigation’s first trial. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Philando Castile And A Criminal Justice System On Trial

Last month, a jury acquitted police officer Jeronimo Yanez of manslaughter for killing black motorist Philando Castile during a traffic stop. Castile was a victim of America’s mass-production approach to criminal justice, which features largely unaccountable and inadequately trained police enforcing frequently unjustifiable laws in a system riddled with disregard for fundamental fairness, says Clark Neily of the Cato Institute. ...

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Pharmacist Seeks New Trial On Racketeering Conviction

The New England Compounding Center pharmacist convicted of racketeering in March over a deadly meningitis outbreak asked a federal judge on Monday for a new trial, saying that the government’s focus on second-degree murder charges on which he was acquitted tainted the entire trial. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Gov’t Fights Over Facts In Ex-MLB Insider Trading Trial

Prosecutors told a California federal judge Thursday that former Major League Baseball player Doug DeCinces and his associates can’t be acquitted because there’s more than enough evidence to tie them to trading on nonpublic tips about a medical device company, but the ex-CEO in the case said the feds were twisting facts. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Meningitis Murder Trial Judge Hones In On Intent To Defraud

A federal jury deliberating right now in the racketeering murder trial over a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts drug compounder will have to decide whether its head pharmacist had the intent to defraud or mislead — or else must acquit the defendant on some counts. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Trial Pros: Cooley’s Mike Attanasio

One of my most amusing experiences was watching extraordinary trial lawyer Gene Iredale use a plate of appetizers in closing argument, says Mike Attanasio, who chairs Cooley LLP’s national litigation practice and who served as co-trial counsel in the defense of baseball legend Roger Clemens. Law360: acquitted

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Trial Pros: Morvillo Abramowitz’s Elkan Abramowitz

I recently represented Dewey & LeBoeuf’s former chairman Steven Davis at a trial in New York State Supreme Court. This trial was particularly interesting from a defense perspective because, at most criminal trials, the prosecution argues that the defendant committed a crime, but at this trial the issue was whether what the defendants did was a crime at all, says ...

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Dewey Execs Escape Larceny Charges Ahead Of 2nd Trial

A New York judge on Friday threw out charges of grand larceny against two former top executives of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, but declined to nix fraud and conspiracy counts, setting the stage for a slimmed-down second trial over allegations they defrauded the law firm’s financial backers prior to its collapse. Law360: acquitted

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Feds Slam Ex-Bryan Cave Atty’s Bid For New Wire Fraud Trial

The federal government told a New York federal court Thursday that former Bryan Cave LLP attorney Harvey Newkirk doesn’t deserve a retrial or reversal of his wire fraud conviction in connection with a failed bid to acquire Maxim magazine, saying “overwhelming evidence” proves he actively participated in the scheme. Law360: acquitted

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