The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' el CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') say they're … Click to Continue »
The ruling means the sprawling international drug case against Joaquín Guzmán Loera can continue moving toward a trial scheduled for April.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday rejected an effort by Joaquin Guzman, the accused Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," to dismiss a massive international narcotics conspiracy indictment on the ground he was extradited improperly to Brooklyn.
A federal judge says he won't dismiss the New York drug trafficking case against Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' el CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN'). Lawyers for El Chapo argue … Click to Continue »
Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman And Rubén Oseguera Cervantes aka El Mecho are two of the most powerful Mexican drug lords of recent times. Both from poor backgrounds, they have made billions smuggling cocaine, heroin, marijuana and meth into...Show More Summary
On a recent gray August Monday at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse, illustrator Jane Rosenberg found herself craning her neck and scrabbling for her pastels. The infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was making his first public appearance in months, and it was Rosenberg’s job to capture the scene for Reuters. Show More Summary
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is the head of one of Mexico's most violent drugs gangs, the Sinaloa Cartel, and for decades oversaw the trafficking of billions of dollars in narcotics into America and around the world. He made international...Show More Summary
A US federal judge on Monday refused to help private lawyers hoping to represent drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman obtain guarantees that they would get paid if they take the case. The four attorneys that Guzman has chosen wantShow More Summary
Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they'll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord's defense in... To view the full story, click the title link.
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on a New York court appearance for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (all times local):
Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they'll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord's defense in … Click to Continue »
Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has reportedly hired renowned New York defense lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman, who notably got John Gotti off. In addition to Gotti's champion, El Chapo has hired a whole team of "high powered," and likely high-priced, defense attorneys. Previously, El Chapo, an international drug kingpin, was represented......
Days after public defenders argued his case should be dismissed, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has said adios and hired a private legal team. Jeffrey Lichtman says Guzman has hired himself and Marc Fernich, who successfully defended the son of mafia boss John Gotti in a 2005 racketeering trial, along with...
Jeffrey Lichtman, who successfully defended son of mafia boss John Gotti, among lawyers hired by Joaquin Guzman Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the captured leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, has hired a New York lawyer best known for successfully defending the son of the convicted mafia boss John Gotti to represent him in his US criminal case. Show More Summary
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has hired private counsel to represent him on the Indictment in the Eastern District of New York (Brooklyn). I think the federal defenders representing him until now have done an outstanding job. But I also think the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman wants to dump his US public defenders for a quartet of top-flight criminal defense lawyers, including attorneys who got an infamous New York mafia boss out of prison. Guzman, one of the world'sShow More Summary
A man believed to be the godson of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, who turned himself in to U.S. authorities amid an escalating power struggle over the Sinaloa cartel, was indicted on drug smuggling charges in San Diego federal court Monday. Damaso Lopez-Serrano, also known as “Mini...
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals, is claiming his extradition to the United States was illegal and wants a US judge to dismiss his case. The 60-year-old kingpin, accused of running...Show More Summary
Kingpin Joaquin Guzman’s lawyers claim the Mexican government initially only agreed to transport him to Texas or California.