Ex-Dewey CFO Urges NY Appeals Court To Toss Conviction

Law360 (August 9, 2019, 7:15 PM EDT) -- Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP Chief Financial Officer Joel Sanders is urging a New York appeals court to throw out his fraud conviction and resulting $1 million fine, arguing that a slew of errors by the court, the prosecution and his former attorneys deprived him of his right to a fair trial.

In a 147-page brief filed Aug. 5, Sanders argued that the purported mistakes by the court, the prosecution's violation of Sanders' due process rights, mistakes by his former defense counsel and the balance of the evidence all support vacating his conviction on fraud and conspiracy charges for what prosecutors...

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