Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers, seeking to spare him from the death penalty, lost a bid to force the U.S. to turn over evidence that may show his older brother radicalized him and led the attack.
Detroit is close to agreements with more creditors on a plan to reduce its $18 billion debt load, lawyers for the city told a judge who withheld a final ruling on whether to allow a vote on the proposal.
Detroit’s “divide-and-conquer” campaign to build support for its plan to shrink $18 billion in debt with a recent series of creditor accords may put pressure on holdouts to settle before a bankruptcy judge decides to push it through, lawyers following the case said.
One current Bridgestone Corp. executive and two who formerly worked for the Japanese tire company have been indicted by a U.S. grand jury in Cleveland for allegedly conspiring to fix automotive-part prices.
One of five people found guilty last month of aiding Bernard Madoff’s $17.5 billion Ponzi scheme asked the judge in the case for an acquittal or a new trial, citing a lack of evidence and flawed jury deliberations.