Dewey Judge Denies Mistrial Bid As Execs Beat More Charges

Law360, New York (October 13, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT) -- A New York State judge refused to declare a mistrial Tuesday in the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP fraud case after jurors acquitted the firm's former leaders of nine additional counts of falsifying books and records and said they were deadlocked on the remaining charges.

New York Supreme Court Judge Robert Stolz denied a mistrial motion by former Dewey chief financial officer Joel Sanders after the jury issued a partial verdict acquitting him of one count of falsifying business records and rejecting four counts each against former Dewey chairman Steven Davis and executive director Stephen DiCarmine. The defendants are accused of defrauding...

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