Ex-Dick's Atty Fails To Shake Kickback Charges

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 6:18 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday denied a bid by a former attorney for Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. to duck criminal charges in a kickbacks case, but also shot down the company's effort to kill his requests for access to certain documents.

U.S. District Judge David N. Hurd rejected attorney Benjamin Viloski's motion to dismiss the indictment mostly without comment, saying only that the grounds for the motion had already been addressed in a previous pretrial motion to dismiss.

In a separate order, Judge Hurd...
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