March 25, 2011
by Brian Jackson
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a suit by former assistant US Attorney Richard Convertino in which the former prosecutor accused the Department of Justice (DOJ) of violating the Administrative Procedures Act and his right to privacy. Judge Royce Lamberth of the US District Court for the ...[read more]
February 27, 2009
by Brian Jackson
Judge Robert Cleland of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Thursday ordered journalist David Ashenfelter to attend a second deposition to answer questions regarding unnamed sources he used in connection with a 2004 article on former federal prosecutor Richard Convertino. ...[read more]
October 31, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Former Assistant US Attorney Richard Convertino was acquitted Wednesday on charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and making false declarations in connection with a botched 2003 terrorism trial. Convertino was the lead prosecutor in a case against North African immigrants accused of ...[read more]
August 31, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
Former terrorist suspect Karim Koubriti, a Moroccan national whose 2003 convictions for document fraud and conspiracy to aid terrorists were later overturned by a US federal judge, filed a $9 million lawsuit in federal court Thursday against former federal prosecutor Richard Convertino, former ...[read more]
April 21, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
A US federal judge Friday entered not guilty pleas for former Assistant US Attorney Richard Convertino and US State Department Regional Secretary Officer Harry Raymond Smith III after they stood mute to charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and making false declarations in connection with ...[read more]
March 29, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
Former Assistant US Attorney Richard Convertino and US State Department Regional Secretary Officer Harry Raymond Smith III were indicted before a Detroit federal grand jury Wednesday on charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and making false declarations in connection with a botched 2003 ...[read more]
October 20, 2005
by Chris Buell
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed half of a whistleblower suit filed by former US Attorney Richard Convertino, who alleged that he was retaliated against after cooperating with a US Senate investigation into the failed prosecution of four men on terror charges in the first major trial ...[read more]
May 17, 2005
by David Shucosky
The chief federal prosecutor in a terrorism case marred by prosecutorial misconduct resigned on Monday. Richard Convertino won convictions against four terrorism suspects in Detroit in 2003, but the government later had them tossed out because possibly-valuable defense information was not turned ...[read more]

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