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Feds Stick To DQ Of Atty In Mass. Dem's Corruption Case

Law360 (April 16, 2018, 11:01 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Monday slammed a former Massachusetts state senator's arguments to retain a defense attorney who was referred to in his 113-count indictment, rebuffing the longtime lawmaker’s assertion that the government acted improperly when it asked to subpoena his lawyer and have him removed from the case.

Two prosecutors leading the action against former Democratic Sen. Brian Joyce said they were “obligated” to file a motion in February to disqualify Todd & Weld attorney Howard Cooper out of an abundance of caution to stymie what...
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