Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2008
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Outcome:client acquitted of murder, arson and robbery, court dismissed RICO and RICO conspiracy; client sentenced only for gun possession
Description:Five month RICO trial in Eastern District of New York, began as possible death penalty case; client acquitted of murder, arson, and robbery; court dismissed RICO and RICO conspiracy charges, leaving only a single weapons possession count. Levitt & Kaizer served as principal research counsel. Principal trial counsel were William Murphy and Kenneth Ravenell of the Murphy Firm.