NJ Defense Atty Renews Bid To Nix Witness Murder Conviction

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT) -- Once-prominent criminal defense attorney Paul W. Bergrin says prosecutors ignored key evidence and used an unreliable witness to get him convicted of charges he used his law practice to facilitate murder and traffic drugs, according to a New Jersey federal court filing made available Wednesday.

Bergrin last week filed a motion urging U.S. District Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh to reconsider a July 23 decision denying Bergrin’s post-trial motions seeking a new trial or a reversal of his conviction on several charges, including conspiring to murder a...
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