Lucchese Attys Can't Quash Billing Record Subpoenas
Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that six attorneys representing members of the Lucchese crime family indicted in connection with a $2.2 billion gambling enterprise must comply with grand jury subpoenas for their billing records, but not until their clients' underlying charges are resolved.
A two-judge Appellate Division panel on March 21 affirmed a lower court's denial of the attorneys' motion to quash the subpoenas for their fee records, rejecting the attorneys' assertion that their Sixth Amendment rights were violated or that the state abused its authority in using grand jury subpoenas in its subsequent money laundering investigation involving the...
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