2nd Circ. Kills Convicted Atty's Suit Against Spitzer

Law360, New York (October 19, 2010, 7:27 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of disbarred attorney Francis A. Zarro Jr.'s suit accusing former New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's office of prosecutorial abuses in the investigation that led to Zarro's 2004 conviction for masterminding a real estate fraud scheme.

A three-member panel ruling for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Tuesday affirmed a September 2009 decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York to toss Zarro's suit, calling the district court's decision...
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