A federal appeals court has partially reversed the conviction of a former investment adviser convicted two years ago of tax evasion and mail fraud stemming from a criminal case first brought in 1997.
A federal appeals court reversed the conviction of Joseph Collins, a former outside lawyer to Refco, the collapsed brokerage firm. A retrial could be complicated by the death of a key witness, Santo Maggio. Read Post
Evelyn Litwok is a happy woman this week. Monday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed Litwok's tax evasion convictions for the 1996 and 1997 tax years due to lack of sufficient evidence, and vacated and remanded her convict... Read Post
Advocates of pot legalization have a little something extra to cheer about in Colorado. A state appeals court ruled that people who were appealing their possession convictions when Colorado voters legalized small amounts are in the ... Read Post