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Calderon attorney accuses prosecutors of leaking affidavit

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for Ron Calderon allege in court papers that federal corruption charges against their client should be thrown out because prosecutors engaged in “outrageous government conduct” by leaking a sealed, 124-page affidavit detailing the FBI’s investigation of the ex-state senator to a cable news network. Although Calderon’s defense believes the alleged 2013 Read More…

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Attorneys seek to delay start of Calderon corruption trial

LOS ANGELES — A May 13 hearing has been scheduled to further consider defense motions to delay the federal corruption case of former state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother. The trial is tentatively set to begin Aug. 11, but defense attorney Mark Geragos indicated during a status conference April 27 that he wanted more Read More…