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2017 News

Bank Fraud Charges Against Jewelry Store Owner Dismissed

By Rachel Graf | Law 360 | September 11, 2017

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All Charges Dismissed Against Raman Handa,
the Former Owner of Alpha Omega Jewelers

By India New England News | September 11, 2017

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Teamster chief plans to plead Fifth if called

Boston Herald | July 19, 2017

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Mass. Judge Delays Ex-State Street Exec's Fraud Trial

By Jon Hill | Law360 | New York | July 10, 2017, 10:37 PM EDT

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State Street to Pay $35 Million to Settle SEC Probe - Investigations targeted ‘secret markups’ on trades and operations of a Treasury trading venue

By Dave Michaels | Wall Street Journal | Sept. 7, 2017

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Weinberg Analysis of Mueller Investigation

Did Papadopoulos Wire Up? It Sounds
like Prosecutors Wanted Him To.

By Travis Andersen | Boston Globe Staff | October 31, 2017

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Here’s How Indictment Could be Leverage for Prosecutors in Russia Probe

By Travis Andersen | Boston Globe Staff | October 30, 2017

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Irregular Verdict form Still an Issue in Pharmacist Case

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | May 25, 2017

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City Official Accused of Extortion Calls on Judge to Exclude Key Evidence

By Maria Cramer | Boston Globe Staff | October 31, 2017

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Hernandez had CTE; lawsuit against NFL, Patriots filed

By Danny McDonald, Felice J. Freyer and Bob Hohler | GLOBE STAFF | September 21, 2017

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Was Justice for Bella Washed Away?

By Nestor Ramos | GLOBE STAFF | JUNE 08, 2017

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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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