Dewey Execs Say State's Secrecy Warrants Dismissal
Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 8:33 PM EDT) -- Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives Stephen DiCarmine and Joel Sanders asked a New York judge on Monday to dismiss all charges in the middle of their fraud retrial, saying prosecutors' failure to disclose details about witnesses' statements had crippled their defense.
DiCarmine, the firm's former executive director, and Sanders, its ex-chief financial officer, contended that because prosecutors failed to take notes when they met with cooperators, there is no way of tracking the witnesses' potentially conflicting statements or changed stories, despite the state's obligation to disclose such material.
“The prosecution's claim that over the course of the last some three...
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