Judge Michael Baylson
After an apparently rough four days of deliberations, the jury in the federal trial of ironworkers’ union Local 401 boss Joseph Dougherty is in recess until Tuesday.
The flurry of activity at the US District Courthouse began when the jury foreman sent a note to Judge Michael Baylson.
The judge presiding over the racketeering trial of former Philadelphia Ironworkers Local 401 leader Joseph Dougherty has denied a request to excuse one of the jurors.
The 58-year-old defendant admitted using secret cameras to photograph his daughter and her friends without their knowledge.
A Main Line man who conned investors out of millions through a Ponzi scheme will be spending virtually the rest of his life in prison.
Judge Michael Baylson’s decision starts the clock running for the Pennsylvania Department of Education to advance some $3.2 million to the Chester Upland school district no later than close of business on Thursday.
No ruling from a Philadelphia federal judge on a lawsuit filed by the Chester Upland School District that seeks to force Pennsylvania education officials to advance them subsidy payments so they can make payroll next week.
Victims in a federal courtroom in Philadelphia literally applaud after a judge sentenced a mortgage fraudster to over 13 years in prison. Authorities say there were over 200 victims.