Dewey Jury Nears Breaking Point As Mistrial Looms

Law360, New York (October 13, 2015, 10:10 PM EDT) -- The unusually long deliberations in the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP fraud trial are putting a mental and physical strain on jurors and could force a New York state judge to either declare a mistrial or take the rare step of substituting an alternate in a last-ditch attempt to break the deadlock.

Former Dewey Chairman Steven Davis, right, exits the courthouse with his attorney, Elkan Abramowitz, left, on Tuesday. (Credit: Law360) After 18 days of deliberations, jurors have issued two partial verdicts acquitting former Dewey Chairman Steven Davis, Executive Director Stephen DiCarmine and Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders of 58 total counts...

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