The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected Adis Medunjanin’s claims that his 2012 trial was unfair because statements he made to FBI agents and police detectives should have been suppressed.
Attorney Robert Gottlieb filed a motion Thursday for a new trial based on new evidence, saying there’s not enough proof left in the case after some eyewitnesses backtracked.
Prosecutors have turned down an inmate’s bid to be cleared in the 1998 killing of a retired police officer, an exoneration effort championed by actor Martin Sheen.
Armed with a search warrant, more than a dozen officers and a NYPD Crime Scene Unit van arrived at the Maple Shade, N.J., home of Pedro Hernandez on Wednesday afternoon.
As a stoic Adis Medunjanin looked on, one of his alleged partners, Zareim Ahmedzay, told jurors on Monday that Medunjanin was a willing participant in the terrorist plot against New York City.
Prosecutors handed over details in their case on Tuesday, as the woman accused of helping run a high-end prostitution ring appeared in court.
Prosecutors say a former Miss Russia has been hoarding pills to try to get high while in court-ordered drug treatment.
The attorney for 30-year-old Jaynie Mae Baker said she is not what she’s been portrayed as. Robert Gottlieb said she’s more interested in the penniless and the powerless.
A former Miss Russia is getting what a judge calls her “last chance” at resolving her New York drug case with treatment.