East Edition Herald American Northeast Edition The Press

Judge to hear request for Calderon case dismissal

LOS ANGELES — A judge indicated she would deny an attempt by former state Sen. Ron Calderon’s attorneys to have the federal corruption case against him thrown out based on allegations that prosecutors engaged in “outrageous government conduct” by leaking a sealed, 124-page affidavit detailing the FBI’s investigation to a cable news network. However, U.S. Read More…

East Edition Herald American Local News Northeast Edition The Press

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…

East Edition Herald American Local News Northeast Edition The Press

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…