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Ex-Lawyer’s Phony Docs Conviction Stands (access required)

Richmond U.S. District Court denies judgment of acquittal to a former lawyer convicted of submitting false documents to support his defense, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1512(c)(2) and 2(b). The documents that support the charge were two letters written by defendant, then a practicing attorney, to his 90-year-old client, Lillian T. Pettaway, dated June 3, ...