FIFA Judge Keeps Soccer Bosses' Disparate Fates From Jury
Law360, New York (December 11, 2017, 10:16 PM EST) -- The New York federal judge overseeing the ongoing FIFA corruption trial said Monday that it would needlessly confuse the jury to hear that one indicted Brazilian soccer official remains the president of the country's soccer federation, while the other — currently on trial in the case — had been banned from the sport.
U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen blocked James Mitchell of Ballard Spahr LLP, who represents the former Brazilian soccer federation president Jose Maria Marin in the trial, from questioning Internal Revenue Service agent Steven Berryman about how Marco Polo Del Nero is still president of the Brazilian football federation. Del...
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