DC Circ. Skeptical That 'Housewives' Alum's Trial Was Unfair
By Christopher Cole (September 10, 2021, 5:59 PM EDT) -- D.C. Circuit judges seemed unconvinced Friday that prosecutors' speculations in closing trial arguments should sink the verdict against a former "Real Housewives of the Potomac" cast member convicted of luring people into fake investments.
Disbarred attorney Brynee Baylor, the ex-'Housewives' cast member who was sentenced in September 2019 for her role in a $2 million sham trading program, has asked the appeals court to vacate her convictions due to federal prosecutors' conduct, which she says includes introducing new, prejudicial evidence at the end of her trial.
Baylor's trial attorney objected to the statements at the time and was sustained, which was...
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