Monday, March 20, 2006

Appeals Court Overturns Frank Quattrone Conviction

Oh boy, here we go again. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Second Circuit has overturned the conviction of Frank Quattrone, the former Credit Suisse First Boston banker convicted in May of 2004 for witness tampering and obstruction of justice.

According to Law.com, the appeals court has granted Quattrone a new trial, with a new judge. The court ruled the jury instructions were erroneous.

Law.com's piece on the decision is here, with links to the WSJ story and the full opinion. Professor Bainbridge weighs-in here.
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