Dewey Judge Resists Call To Declare Mistrial

Law360, New York (October 15, 2015, 6:33 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge declined to declare a mistrial Thursday in the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP accounting fraud case even as deliberations stretched into a 20th day with no verdict on the majority of the charges.

New York Supreme Court Judge Robert Stolz did not immediately grant a mistrial bid by former Dewey Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders, who is on trial along with the firm's former chairman Steven Davis and executive director Stephen DiCarmine. Since beginning its deliberations Sept. 16, the jury has issued two partial verdicts acquitting the defendants of 58 total counts of falsifying Dewey's business records...

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