Amanda Bynes bong tossing case dismissed

Amanda Bynes bong tossing case dismissed

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) --Amanda Bynes is no longer facing charges in her 2013 pot arrest as the case has been dismissed following the actress' recent good behavior.
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Amanda Bynes cuts deal in bong-tossing case

Amanda Bynes cuts deal in bong-tossing case

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Amanda Bynes has agreed to see a counselor twice a week for the next six months as part of a deal to settle her New York bong-tossing case, officials said.
Amanda Bynes to continue psychiatric treatment for 18 months

Amanda Bynes to continue psychiatric treatment for 18 months

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Amanda Bynes' lawyer told a New York judge the troubled actress will be undergoing psychiatric treatment in California for up to 18 more months.

Smith, others arraigned in N.Y. case

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- All six defendants arrested in a New York corruption case were arraigned Tuesday afternoon before a federal magistrate.

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N.Y. lawyer arrested for $100m fraud

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A prominent New York lawyer with impeccable credentials and a 250-lawyer firm bearing his name has been charged with conducting a $100 million fraud.

Lorenzos want feds to return label cash

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- An attorney for hip-hop label owners Chris and Irving Lorenzo has asked a federal judge in New York to help the brothers get their seized money back. Federal agents seized $35,000 during a 2003 raid of the Murder Inc. music label offices.

Prosecutors rest in hip-hop trial

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- New York federal prosecutors Monday rested their money laundering case against the founders of the hip-hop recording label, Murder Inc. The government introduced as evidence text messages between brothers Irving and Christopher Gotti and convicted drug ki

Potential jurors are tested on hip-hop

NEW YORK, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Potential jurors in the New York money laundering trial of the founding brothers of hip-hop label Murder Inc. took a written test to determine their Rap-Q.

Defendants' lawyers send Spitzer big bucks

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Some of the biggest donors to New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, widely expected to run for governor, are lawyers working for people he is suing.

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Gerald Shargel (born 1944) is a high-profile defense attorney based in New York City who has been a member of the New York Bar since 1969. He has garnered attention as both a trial and appellate lawyer, representing white-collar clients and ordinary criminal defendants, but is most famous for, along with Bruce Cutler, securing the acquittal of John Gotti Sr. in 1991 on charges that he had ordered the assault of a labor union official.

One of his most recent high-profile clients was Daniel Pelosi, who had been charged and convicted of the second-degree murder of East Hampton millionaire Ted Ammon.

Shargel serves as a Practitioner-In-Residence at Brooklyn Law School, where he is a professor of Evidence and Criminal Procedure. He also serves as a frequent writer and commentator on legal issues that arise during high profile criminal cases, which generate sustained national and regional media focus.

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