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Tom Calderon seeks to separate trial from his brother’s

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for onetime Assemblyman Tom Calderon want him tried separately from his brother, former state Sen. Ron Calderon, on federal corruption charges, according to court documents obtained May 27 by City News Service. According to a motion to sever the brothers’ cases, attorney Shepard Kopp wrote that “the majority of the evidence 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…