2012 Press Work With One of the Nation's Most Experienced & Successful Trial Lawyers

2012 News

Héctor Martínez y Juan Bravo Piden Revocación del Veredicto del Jurado

viernes, 2 de Noviembre de 2012


Mark Wolf to Step Down as Chief US Judge -
But Will Continue in Senior Status

The Boston Globe |
October 16, 2012

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‘Not Guilty’ not End of the Road for Cahill Co-Defendant

December 13, 2012 |
By Mass. Lawyers Weekly Staff

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Judge Impounds DA’s Statement of Case Against Winter Hill Kingpin

By Laurel J. Sweet | Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | www.bostonherald.com | Local Coverage

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Probation Grand Jury Probe May be Expanding to Court Officers

David Frank | masslawyersweekly.com | February 15, 2012

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Significant Cases

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Bravo Fernandez

    (722 F3d 1, 1st Cir, 2013): Federal Court of Appeals reversed conviction of a leading businessman in Puerto Rico for federal programs bribery holding that gratuities cannot, legally, be the basis for such a conviction.

  • Acquittal US v Bravo-Fernandez

    18-1358 (1st Cir, 2019): First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a conviction of a business executive for bribing a Puerto Rico Senator holding that the Government failed to meet each essential element of proof under 18 USC 666, and ordering the entry of a judgment of acquittal.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Casellas-Toro

    (1st Cir, 2015): Appellate reversal of a federal false statement conviction due to a "Rare application of the presumption of prejudice resulting from pervasive publicity from prior case”

  • Acquittal US v DiMasi

    Acquittal of Richard Vitale on federal honest services charges in corruption case involving former Massachusetts Speaker of the House Salvatore DiMasi

  • Dismissed Charges US v Handa

    892 F.3d 95 (1st Cir. 2018): Dismissal of bank and wire fraud charges against business owner on Speedy Trial grounds due to delay between indictment and his arrest returning to the US from India.

  • Acquittal US v Pappathanasi

    Acquittal of defendant charged with conspiracy to evade taxes in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371.

  • Reversal of Convictions US v Tavares

    (1st Cir, Dec. 2016): 1st Circuit Court of Appeals reversal of RICO and mail fraud convictions in a public corruption case.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Vazquez-Rivera

    665 F3d 351 CA 1 (2011): Reversal of child pornography conviction based on improper admission of opinion evidence from FBI agent which prejudiced defendant’s right to a fair trial.

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