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2018 News

State Police Association of Massachusetts Union Leader Dana Pullman Case

With One Leader Arrested and His Successor Facing Recall,
Turmoil Engulfs the Powerful State Troopers’ Union

By Andrea Estes and Matt Rocheleau | Boston Globe staff | Aug 28, 2019

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Embattled Former Union Boss Retires from Mass. State Police

By Matt Rocheleau and Danny McDonald | Boston Globe staff | November 21, 2018

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Former Head of State Police Association Retires in Midst of Federal Probe

By Kathy Curran| WCVB/ABC TV | November 21, 2018

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Union Boss who Defended State Troopers Faces his Own Fraud Investigation

By Andrea Estes| Boston Globe staff | November 11, 2018

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State Street Executive Ross McLellan Case

Ex-State Street Exec Promises Precedent-Setting Appeal

By Chris Villani| Law 360 | October 18, 2018

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Convicted State Street Exec Gets Lenient 18 Months

By Aaron Leibowitz| Law 360 | October 16, 2018

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Judge Implores State Street's Former Counsel To Testify

By Alison Noon| Law 360 | May 29, 2018

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Ex-State Street Exec Seeks DOJ Help To Get Foreign Evidence

By Alison Noon| Law 360 | March 26, 2018

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Ex-State Street Exec Faces New Charge Of Bilking Insurer

By Jody Godoy | Law 360 | January 18, 2018

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Ex-State Street Exec Can Try To Depose Clifford Chance Atty

By Daniel Siegal | Law 360 | January 12, 2018

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Massachusetts Cases to Watch in 2018

By Ed Beeson | Law 360 | January 1, 2018

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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
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