J. McMahon & forensic scientist Dr. Henry C. Lee,
keynote speakers at May 2014 conference in Tampa, Florida.
Rose, Guns N' Roses
Atlas, boxing trainer and ESPN analyst
Bensusan, Blue Note Jazz Clubs & B.B. King Blues Club
Street Sports Marketing, Inc.
of Local 1814, Local 1, and Local 1922, International Longshoremen's
Association, AFL-CIO; Members of Local 824, ILA
Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, NYPD
Guez, Sasson Jeans
Dry Distributors Association
v. Ardjent S. - After a four week retrial, a Staten Island
jury acquitted the defendant of all charges including murder and
weapons possession. The jury rejected the testimony of an eyewitness
bystander who claimed he saw the defendant running from the crime
scene seconds after hearing three shots. The first trial ended
in a hung jury following which the defendant rejected a plea offer
of three years imprisonment.
States v. Anthony R. - Alleged Genovese capo Anthony R was
acquitted of all charges (Extortion & Conspiracy) by a Brooklyn
Federal jury despite the testimony of cooperating witness, and
former Bonnano boss, Joseph Massino and despite the introduction
into evidence of a recording of the so-called extortion "sitdown."
v. Ardjent S. - A Staten Island, Supreme Court jury deadlocked
7-5 for acquittal following a five week murder trial and four
days of deliberations. The defendant remains on bail while the
prosecution decides whether to retry the case or offer a very
favorable plea agreement.
States v. Francis G. - In a "stunning setback for federal
prosecutors" (NY Daily News), an Eastern District jury acquitted
alleged Colombo Family associate Francis G. of two murders, multiple
extortions and racketeering conspiracy following a six week trial
before District Judge Sandra L. Townes in Brooklyn Federal Court
v. Leonard G. - Following a one-week trial in Manhattan Supreme
Court, a young Albanian man was acquitted of all drug charges
despite the fact that police executed a search warrant for his
apartment and seized quantities of cocaine, oxycontin and other
pills, and miscellaneous drug paraphrenalia.
v. Kevin P. - Following a weeklong trial in Manhattan Supreme
Court, a New Jersey Transit bus driver was acquitted of assaulting
one of his passengers. The jury deliberated a little more than
two hours, including lunch.
States v. Arthur U. - New York City private mortgage lender,
charged with operating an unlicensed money transmittal business
and currency reporting violations, found not guilty on all counts
following six week trial in Brooklyn Federal Court.
v. Carmine P. - Pizzeria owner acquitted of Murder following
a five week trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court, despite the testimony
of two alleged accomplices.
v. Carol C. - Brooklyn woman, accused of maiming her roommate
during a fight, acquitted by a jury of Assault in the First Degree
and all charges after just two hours of deliberation.
States v. Arthur C. - Union president acquitted of all charges
following two month extortion, fraud and conspiracy trial.
v. Willis P. - Young man acquitted of Attempted Murder of
a Police Officer and Possession of a Firearm With Intent to Use
Unlawfully despite testimony of four police officers who swore
he fired a shot at them from point-blank range.
States v. Paul M.
- Alleged Mafia figure acquitted of stealing $8 million in cash
from Wells Fargo depot in New York City.
States v. Albert P. - Charges of Perjury and Extortionate
Credit Transactions dismissed against Chief Assistant District
Attorney of county in New York State.
States v. Papraniku, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46343 (E.D.N.Y., March
States v. Meltsin, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56621 (S.D.N.Y. April
States v. Messina, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 87360 (E.D.N.Y., August
States v. Ali, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 86463 (E.D.N.Y. October 27,
States v. Ali, 561 F.Supp.2d 269 (E.D.N.Y. 2008)
of Polito v. Walsh, 8 N.Y.3d 683 (2007)
States v. International Longshoremen's Association, et al., 518
F.Supp.2d 422 (E.D.N.Y. 2007)
States v. Kramer, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89034 (E.D.N.Y. December
v. New Opal, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8457 (S.D.N.Y. May 5, 2005)
States v. Bruno, 383 F.3d 65 (2nd Cir. 2004)
States v. Nachamie, 101 F.Supp.2d 134 (S.D.N.Y. 2000)
v. Prisinzano, 170 Misc. 2d 525 (Crim. Ct., N.Y. Cty. 1996)
States v. Local 359, 55 F. 3d 64 (2nd Cir. 1995)
v. Chatwal, 209 A.D. 2d 287 (1st Dept. 1994)
States v. Salerno, 964 F.2d 172 (2d Cir. 1992)
v. Ashton, 1991 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 2331 (S.D.N.Y. February 28, 1991)
v. Lindin, 142 Misc.2d 964 (Sup.Ct., N.Y. Cty. 1989)
States v. Hernandez, 862 F.2d 17 (2d Cir. 1988)
v. United States, 860 F.2d 542 (2d Cir. 1988)
v. Ballard, 133 Misc.2d 584 (Sup.Ct., N.Y. Cty. 1986)
v. Nuzzi, 128 Misc.2d 502 (Crim.Ct., N.Y.Cty. 1985)
States v. Morales, 611 F.Supp. 242 (S.D.N.Y 1985)
States v. Pacione, 738 F.2d 567 (2d Cir. 1984)
v. Sinatra, 89 A.D. 2d 913 (2d Dept. 1982)
v. Diaz, 108 Misc.2d 213 (Sup.Ct., N.Y. Cty. 1981)
v. Garthaffner, 103 Misc. 2d 671 (Crim. Ct., N.Y. Cty., 1980)
2015 Gerald J. McMahon