Convicted Milberg Weiss Partner Admits To DUI Offense

Law360, Los Angeles (February 22, 2013, 3:52 PM EST) -- Melvyn I. Weiss, a former titan of the securities bar who was convicted in 2008 of paying kickbacks to class action plaintiffs, admitted to a California federal judge Friday that he violated the terms of his supervised release by driving under the influence of alcohol in Florida.

Weiss, 77, appeared Friday before U.S. District Judge John F. Walter and admitted he broke Florida law by drinking and driving in December. One of the terms of Weiss' federal supervised release is that he is not supposed to...
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