Dewey Jury Note Reveals Uncertainty, Dissent

Law360, New York (September 28, 2015, 5:39 PM EDT) -- Jurors in the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP accounting fraud trial sent a note on Monday expressing confusion over their basic duties and hinting at a possible split as deliberations entered an eighth day in New York state court.

The 12-member jury again failed to return a verdict on fraud, larceny and other charges against former Dewey Chairman Steven Davis, Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders. Prosecutors in the Manhattan district attorney's office have accused the men of tricking Dewey's lenders and investors into believing the firm was healthier than it really was before it collapsed in May 2012....

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