Fla. Atty In Allied Veterans Scheme Plans To Fight Conviction

Law360, Miami (October 15, 2013, 4:56 PM EDT) -- The attorney for a Florida lawyer convicted Friday for his role in advising Allied Veterans of the World in a $300 million illegal gambling center conspiracy said Monday that he plans to fight the conviction, saying excluded evidence would have acquitted his client.

Mitch Stone of Stone Lockett, who represents Allied Veterans' attorney Kelly Mathis, said the crux of his defense was opinions and testimonies of other attorneys and public officials who believed the gray-market slot machines at the heart of the Allied Veterans case were...
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