Percy Randall, who received a felony conviction for stealing $206,000 from his clients, and Ernest DuBose, a New Jersey-based attorney admitted in New York who pleaded guilty in April to five felony counts in Superior Court of New Jersey, have been disbarred.
Defense attorneys for three former Dewey & LeBoeuf executives said Thursday that they would rest their case next week, sending the high-profile criminal trial to a jury earlier than expected. New York prosecutors could drop 47 charges against the defendants.
Lawyers for a woman who has accused professional baseball player Alfredo Simón Cabrera of rape have asked the judge in the case to step down, citing one of his clerk's ties to the law firm representing Cabrera. The disqualification effort was prompted by text messages the clerk sent to one of Cabrera's lawyers.
Convicted San Antonio attorney Alberto Acevedo Jr., who admitted to bribing a judge with car repairs in exchange for favorable rulings, has resigned his law license rather than facing attorney discipline.