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Bizarre Harassment of Natick Couple by Ebay Was ‘ Clearly Criminal,’ Company Admitted

By Aaron Pressman | Globe Staff | March 17, 2022

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A $3.5 Million Insider Trading Case with Surfside, Rite Aid, Designer Shoes and Weed

By David J. Neal | Miami Herald | January 12, 2022

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Member of Prominent Schottenstein Family to Plead Guilty in Insider-Trading Case

By Dave Michaels | The Wall Street Journal | January 7, 2022

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'Varsity Blues' Enters New Phase With High-Stakes Appeals

By Brian Dowling | Law360 | January 3, 2022

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Maura Headley has prosecuted dozens for public wrongdoing. The results have been mixed

By Matt Stout | Globe Staff | December 25, 2021

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Legal experts weigh in on manslaughter charges brought against parents of alleged Michigan school shooter

By Travis Andersen | Globe Staff | December 3, 2021

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Fla. Judge Orders Video Destroyed in Robert Kraft Solicitation Case

By Yvonne Abraham | Boston Globe | July 30, 2021

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Boston Defense Attys Welcome Friendlier DOJ Under Rollins

By Chris Villani | Law360 | July 26, 2021

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COVID Rules Unlikely To Win Ex-Mayor New Corruption Trial

By Chris Villani | Law360 | May 28, 2021

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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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