Dewey Defense Places Trust In Jury With Extra Deliberations

Law360, New York (October 7, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT) -- The defense team for former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP leaders asked a deadlocked jury Wednesday to continue to deliberate — a rare and risky move for most criminal defendants and a clear sign of confidence that the jury is on their side, experts said.

Defense lawyers Andrew Frisch and Cesar DeCastro leave a Manhattan courtroom after a partial acquittal of client Joel Sanders on Oct. 7. (Credit: Law360) Following acquittals on a handful of charges for Dewey Chairman Steven Davis, Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders, lawyers for all three defendants asked New York Supreme Court Judge...

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