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2015 News

Venue Ruling May Impact Tsarnaev

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | December 8, 2015

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Puerto Rican Murderer's Case May Influence Tsarnaev Appeal 1st Circuit Addresses Venue Questions in U.S. v. Casellas

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | August 20, 2015

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Is Guilty on All 30 Counts in Boston Marathon Bombing

By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE | New York TImes | APRIL 8, 2015

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Defense Looks for Ways to Make Admitted Boston Bomber More Sympathetic

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Despite Similarities, Trials for Aurora Shooting and Boston Bombing Have One Important Difference

The State Column, Ella Vincent | January 20, 2015

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial Set to Start Despite Attempts to Delay Proceedings Experts Believe that the Jury Selection Process for the Case Could be Difficult.

By Susan | Boston Daily | January 2, 2015

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An ‘All-Star Team’ to Defend Accused Boston Bomber Tsarnaev Prosecutors Have Pursued an Aggressive Case Against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, so the Opposition will Have to be Formidable, Experts Say.

By Henry Glass | Christian Scientist Monitor | January 2, 2015

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City Official Wasn’t Part of Teamsters’ Top Chef Shakedown, Investigation Finds

By Allison Manning @allymanning | Boston.com Staff | December 28, 2015

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Nevada Orders Fantasy Sports Sites to Shut Down

By Callum Borchers and Shelley Murphy | BOSTON GLOBE STAFF | OCTOBER 15, 2015

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Why are Feds Involved in 'Hate Crime' Case?

By Andy Metzger | State House News Service | August 21, 2015

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Defense Lawyer Turns to Stats in Bid to Clear Timothy Flaherty

By Brandon Gee | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | July 23, 2015

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Volume of Juror Questions at Issue in ‘O’Brien’ Appeal

By Brandon Gee | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | January 8, 2015

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Prison Delayed for O’Brien, Tavares in Probation Scandal Corruption Case Sentences Put on Hold for Appeals

By Travis Andersen and Milton J. Valencia | GLOBE STAFF | JANUARY 09, 2015

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Unusually Long Hernandez Trial Appears Headed for Fast Wrap-Up

By | GLOBE STAFF | APRIL 6, 2015

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End of Jury Selection Near in Aaron Hernandez Case


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In Hernandez Case, Status of Bristol DA Put in Doubt Unintended Snag for Trial After Baker Revokes all of Patrick’s 11th Hour Appointments

By Frank Phillips | GLOBE STAFF | JANUARY 14, 2015

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Aaron Hernandez Prosecution May Have been Derailed Unknowingly by New Massachusetts Governor

Published January 14, 2015 | Fox News Latino

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U.S. Judge May Unseal Epstein Sex­ Crime Plea Deal Records

By Brendan Pierson |Reuters | Fri, Jan 16 2015

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Hawthorne Inn Building Goes up for Auction Feb. 6

By Jesse Buchanan | Record Journal Staff | January 21, 2015

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Significant Cases

  • Successful Challenge US v Warshak

    631 F3d 266 CA 6 (2010): Successful challenge to the Department of Justice’s reliance on the Stored Communications Act to seize the content of emails in violation of the Fourth Amendment

  • 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.

  • Vacated Sanction US v Agosto-Vega

    (1st Cir, 9-27-13): Federal Court of Appeals vacated a monetary sanction imposed against a criminal defense attorney holding that there was no legal or factual basis for the imposition of the sanction.

  • Vacated Conviction US v Urciuoli

    513 F3d 290 CA 1 (2008): Vacating of honest services conviction as a result of instructions that impermissibly broadened the “official act” element of 18 USC 1346.

  • New Trial Motion US v Carpenter
  • Habeas Corpus Relief Ferrara v US

    456 F3d 278 CA 1 (2006): Affirming trial court’s granting of habeas corpus relief to a RICO defendant whose decision to plead guilty to murder predicates was found to be involuntary due to prosecutor’s concealment of core exculpatory evidence.

  • Appeal of Conviction US v Stewart

    433 F3d 273 CA 2 (2006): Co-counsel in appeal of conviction of Martha Stewart for making false statements and obstructing an SEC investigation.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Carucci

    364 F3d 339 CA 1 (2004): Reversal of money laundering convictions following split jury verdict in prosecution of Boston real estate developer

  • Non-Contempt US v Kouri-Perez

    187 F3d 1 CA 1 (1999): Representation of attorneys charged with non-contempt civil sanctions.

  • Vacated Sentence US v Grandmaison