Joel Androphy, left, is the lawyer who led John O’Shea’s defense team to a stunning win.
The four Africa sting defendants who ended up in a mistrial are asking the judge to acquit them on the FCPA conspiracy count.
Andrew Bigelow, Pankesh Patel, John Benson Wier III, and Lee Allen Tolleson argued that the evidence against them was “insufficient to sustain a conviction as to the charged FCPA conspiracy.”… Continue Reading
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Ousama Naaman’s sentencing is on hold while he and the government review new evidence that may be classified.
It’s a complicated process, and prosecutors now want his sentencing, first set for August 4 and then moved to September 8, delayed indefinitely.… Continue Reading
“Obtaining evidence outside the United States,” the U.S. Attorneys Manual says, “involves considerations unfamiliar to many American prosecutors.”
What tops the list of unfamiliar considerations? Sovereignty — the idea that if you want something that’s mine, you have to ask me for it. … Continue Reading