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Legal experts say a suspect can be charged with murder without a body, but the case can be a little tougher to prosecute

By Travis Andersen & John R. Ellement | Globe Staff | January 19, 2023

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New study illuminates ‘culture of detention’ in federal criminal cases

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | January 6, 2023

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Here is what you need to know about Caroline Edison and Gary Wang agreeing to plead guilty to FTX charges

By Anissa Gardizy | Globe | December 22, 2022

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Dockets show signs of frustration over judge's showing on list of long-languishing motions

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | November 23, 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

  • Charges Dismissed U.S. v. Moffett

    The case is U.S. v. Moffett, case number 22-1075, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 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”

  • 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.

  • 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 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 DiMasi

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

  • Acquittal US v Pappathanasi

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