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That is what I'm talking about - dismissed!" the "Law & Order: SVU" star bellowed as he strutted out of a packed courtroom
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Slater's lawyer, Eric Franz, said, however: "I think the fact that this case was dismissed speaks for itself. I think it suffices to say we are relieved

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A British newspaper reports today that bad-boy actor Russell Crowe is set to pay $11 million to the SoHo hotel clerk he hit with a telephone.

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Eric Franz, a criminal defense attorney in New York City, has built his career on leveling the playing field within the justice system.

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Two veteran police detectives accused of taking bribes from a Chelsea street peddler last year were acquitted yesterday by a Manhattan jury, their lawyers said.

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The merciful parents of a promising Brooklyn man mowed down by a boozed-up driver asked his killer Thursday to honor their son's legacy by teaching students about the perils of drunken driving.

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An NYPD sergeant kicked off the force five days before his federal trial was acquitted Thursday of trying to hide $140,000 from the Internal Revenue Service.

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With an aggressive style that has given him success as a lawyer throughout his career, the attorney for businesswoman Fatima Henriquez Diaz…has managed to weaken the evidence presented by the prosecution, one of them a receipt of payment by $200,000 that the feds would be considered conclusive.

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Charges against two were dropped… "The only thing more incredible [then the raiders' testimony] is the testimony of witnesses from Internal Affairs," said Franz.

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'He has always been adamant that he had no involvement in this homicide,''Mr. Franz said, adding that his client has ''provided information on criminal acts by other police officers

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Public Relations for the Accused and the Accuser 
By Margaret A Mackenzie

"[Eric Franz] says that he views media attention as taking place on a “chessboard” with the plaintiff’s lawyer on one side and the defendant’s on the other. Between the Crowe matter and the Slater arrest, Franz demonstrated that he’s on his way to becoming a chess master.”
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The wire-wearing rats furtively recorded about 1,000 [hrs] of conversations, but the imprisoned defendants only get three hours a week to review them. At that rate, it will take more than six years just to listen to each recording once, said lawyer Eric Franz, who represents reputed Gambino crime-family capo Louis Mastrangelo

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The FDA also is investigating body parts trafficking in New York […] 'Nelms and Johnson had nothing to do with any illegal operation by Biomedical tissues,' Franz added. 'They are cooperating with the DA's office, and they are not involved in any criminal activity.

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The case led to a Police Department trial, in which a prime piece of evidence was a computer-generated database of Mr. Lewis's phone records. Only it turned out the records were inaccurate. "In their quest to get an individual, they lose sight of the purposes of their job," said Eric Franz, one of the lawyers. "In this case, they did incomplete investigations, put forth shoddy evidence and turned a blind eye to exculpatory information.

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I'm finally vindicated," he said. "It was an absolute witch hunt." Lewis was cleared after it was revealed that the department falsified records of phone calls between him and the bar owner.

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Nassau prosecutors yesterday unveiled an indictment of the owner and manager of a Hicksville school where a 2-year-old girl choked on a carrot and later died at a hospital last year. "This is preposterous," said Eric Franz, a Manhattan attorney for Cordaro. "It's an abuse of power by the government

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Ice did absolutely nothing wrong," said Eric Franz, Marrow's attorney

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I'm thrilled!" Slater exclaimed when it was over, and he bounded over to his lawyer, Eric Franz. "I'm really happy."

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Prosecutors in Manhattan agreed yesterday to drop the charges against the actor Christian Slater, left, if he stays out of trouble for six months…Eric Franz, said, "The case is dismissed, and we are very pleased with the outcome

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This case warrants dismissal," defense lawyer Eric Franz told a Criminal Court judge

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We believe this case warrants dismissal," said Eric Franz, Mr Slater's lawyer.

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Defense attorney Franz, who also represents the hotel employee allegedly assaulted with a telephone by actor Russell Crowe, was struck by a camera. He sternly warned the encroaching swarm of reporters to keep their distance. "Do not push me," Franz said.

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CINDERELLA MAN" STAR Russell Crowe is expected to get hammered this week with a massive lawsuit that will provide a blow-by-blow account of his alleged June 6 telephone rage assault against a downtown hotel clerk. Estrada's attorney Eric Franz would say only, "I'll do my talking through the legal process.

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It was really Estrada's civil lawyer, Eric Franz, who negotiated a six-figure settlement for his client, who labeled Crowe a menace

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His lawyer Eric Franz calls it, "a successful resolution." This Eric Franz has newly shot up out of nowhere.

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…as one of three New Jersey lawyers charged in a $40 million real-estate Ponzi scheme…Mongelli's lawyer, Eric Franz, said his client…did not receive a single percentage of any of the underlying real-estate transactions that they're alleging were schemes

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He never even approached the line of being a dirty cop," said Eric Franz, lawyer for the second cop

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Though no charges have been filed, the case has had an impact on Wall Street

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... Eric Franz, whom Mikey Scars described as his "excellent" former attorney," is "a criminal lawyer who often represents alleged Mafia clients.

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Yoon’s lawyer, Eric Franz, said it spoke ‘volumes’ that the district attorney’s office had declined to prosecute his client.

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A top Bronx prosecutor has been accused of a road-rage assault and flashing a badge to try to wriggle out of trouble […] Yoon’s lawyer, Eric Franz, said his client intends to fight the reduced.

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