Judge Sets Date To Rule On Cellini Retrial Bid

Law360, Chicago (January 20, 2012, 8:48 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge said he will decide Tuesday whether convicted real estate investor William Cellini deserves a new trial because a juror allegedly provided false answers during jury selection, setting the date after hearing arguments from prosecutors and the defense Friday.

U.S. District Judge James B. Zagel said he would take several days to read case law and consider the arguments of prosecutor Christopher Niewoehner and defense attorney Dan Webb of Winston & Strawn LLP regarding whether inaccurate voire dire responses provided by juror Candy...
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