Not Guilty in Rape Charge

Not Guilty in Rape Charge

An Australian sheep farmer charged with raping a woman in a Manhattan hotel was acquitted of the charge Friday – and plans to sue his accuser for $1 million “All my prayers were answered,” said an emotional David Green, 29, surrounded by family...
$2M Pipe Scheme

$2M Pipe Scheme

Plumbers who drained MTA guilty By Laura Italiano A family of crooked millionaire Brooklyn plumbers — notorious for their alleged mob ties and gaudy Jersey mansion — pleaded guilty yesterday to running a racket that bilked the MTA out of $2 million in...
Brooklyn Judge Bribe Charge

Brooklyn Judge Bribe Charge

Some of the corruption charges against a Brooklyn matrimonial judge were dismissed yesterday, but a Supreme Court judge ruled that he must still stand trial on the most serious charge, receiving bribes. The matrimonial judge, Gerald P. Garson, faces up to seven years...
Backlash Over Tyco Mistrial

Backlash Over Tyco Mistrial

Media Face Backlash Over Tyco Mistrial Tom Perrotta New York Law Journal 04-16-2004 As a panel of reporters, lawyers and judges gathered at Columbia University on Tuesday to debate what could be done to prevent what was referred to as “Tyco II,” a federal...
Prosecution of NY Judge

Prosecution of NY Judge

Details Revealed In Prosecution of NY Judge New York Lawyer March 23, 2004 By Daniel Wise New York Law Journal New information collected by the prosecution linking indicted Brooklyn Justice Gerald P. Garson to a bribery scheme emerged during a three-hour argument...
Court Strikes Conviction

Court Strikes Conviction

Confronting a case in which the mandatory minimum sentencing laws resulted in a draconian sentence, the Appellate Division, First Department unanimously reversed the second-degree robbery conviction of OAD client Janine Adams. Ms. Adams had been sentenced to 16 years...
Target from the Start

Target from the Start

By NANCIE L. KATZ DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Almost from the beginning, the probe into judicial corruption in Brooklyn targeted Democratic Party boss Clarence Norman, the Daily News has learned.Prosecutors hoped to catch Norman in an incriminating conversation by wiring...
2 Heinous Crimes Unresolved

2 Heinous Crimes Unresolved

by Julia Vitullo-Martin October, 2002 As former police officer Charles Schwarz heads back to prison to start his five-year sentence for perjury, New Yorkers have come to realize they may never know who besides imprisoned former cop Justin Volpe participated in the...