Feds Slam Atty's New Trial Attempt In Witness Murder Case

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT) -- U.S. prosecutors told a New Jersey federal judge Wednesday that a criminal defense attorney who was convicted on charges that he used his law practice to facilitate murder and traffic drugs shouldn't receive a new trial because the evidence supporting his conviction is strong.

Paul W. Bergrin, who was convicted on 23 counts in March, told the court that in addition to receiving a new trial, he should be acquitted of several counts based on insufficient proof. But federal prosecutors slammed his arguments in a 63-page...
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