NJ Atty Slams Court For Nixing Bid To Toss Murder Verdict

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Former criminal defense attorney Paul W. Bergrin on Monday lambasted a New Jersey federal court for declining to reverse his conviction for using his law practice to facilitate murder and traffic drugs, arguing that he was cheated a chance to respond to the government before his bid was rejected.

In a strongly worded 13-page response written from his Brooklyn detention center, Bergrin alleges that he was denied adequate time to respond to prosecutors' opposition to his motion for reconsideration, leading to the court ruling in favor...
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