Feds Fight To Corral 'Varsity Blues' Trio In Boston Trial

Law360 (June 10, 2021, 1:22 PM EDT) -- A bid by three parents charged in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case to move their trial from Boston to Los Angeles is nothing more than "thinly disguised, late-stage forum shopping," prosecutors said Wednesday.

The government urged Massachusetts U.S. District Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to deny the request filed two weeks ago by Amy Colburn, Gregory Colburn and I-Hsin "Joey" Chen. The three want to transfer their case to California to slim down the size of the trial and split them from other parents charged in a separate admissions scheme.

"The defendants' motion to transfer should be seen for what it is: a renewed attempt...

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