Isaacson Attys Blast Prosecutors, Call For Acquittal

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 2:40 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for convicted fraudster Laurence Isaacson have renewed their request for an acquittal or a new trial in a case alleging their client helped bilk investors of more than $500 million, blasting prosecutors for cherry-picking testimony from the trial in an effort to preserve their conviction.

In a motion filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, defense attorneys claimed prosecutors ignored testimony that undermined their case when responding to Isaacson's motion for acquittal.

“The government’s response conveniently and repeatedly quotes...
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