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October 1, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Superior Court judge testified Monday that he never did any favors for an attorney who bestowed gifts on him and his family and that he was unaware some of the gifts were being given. James Malkus, one of three defendants in a judicial corruption trial, testified that he was so distracted by his wife's prolonged and losing battle with cancer that he lost track of many of the financial details of his family over several key years.
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February 5, 1997 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the eve of sentencing for a prominent attorney and two former Superior Court judges convicted of fraud and racketeering charges, a defense attorney has asked that the convictions be thrown out because of an alleged conflict of interest by the U.S. attorney. Dennis Riordan, the lawyer representing attorney Patrick Frega, the key figure in the judicial bribery scandal that gripped this city for five years, asked for a new trial Tuesday after learning that U.S. Atty.
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June 5, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a victory for the defense, a federal judge with a reputation as a maverick Tuesday threw out the conspiracy charges against a lawyer and two former judges indicted in a courthouse scandal. U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie ruled that prosecutors had stretched the law to the breaking point in indicting civil attorney Patrick Frega and former Superior Court Judges G.
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October 1, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former Superior Court judge testified Monday that he never did any favors for an attorney who bestowed gifts on him and his family and that he was unaware some of the gifts were being given. James Malkus, one of three defendants in a judicial corruption trial, testified that he was so distracted by his wife's prolonged and losing battle with cancer that he lost track of many of the financial details of his family over several key years.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 5, 1997 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the eve of sentencing for a prominent attorney and two former Superior Court judges convicted of fraud and racketeering charges, a defense attorney has asked that the convictions be thrown out because of an alleged conflict of interest by the U.S. attorney. Dennis Riordan, the lawyer representing attorney Patrick Frega, the key figure in the judicial bribery scandal that gripped this city for five years, asked for a new trial Tuesday after learning that U.S. Atty.
NEWS
June 5, 1996 | TONY PERRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a victory for the defense, a federal judge with a reputation as a maverick Tuesday threw out the conspiracy charges against a lawyer and two former judges indicted in a courthouse scandal. U.S. District Judge Edward Rafeedie ruled that prosecutors had stretched the law to the breaking point in indicting civil attorney Patrick Frega and former Superior Court Judges G.
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