Weinberg Quoted as Expert

Weinberg Analysis of Mueller Investigation

Did Papadopoulos wire up? It sounds
like prosecutors wanted him to.

By Travis Andersen | Boston Globe Staff |  October 31, 2017

Should Papadopoulos have to testify against anyone else charged in the case, he can expect defense lawyers to attack his credibility in a similar vein, said Martin G. Weinberg, a prominent Boston defense lawyer who has tried several high-profile corruption cases.

“The starting point of any cross examination is that this man is a confessed liar who avoided more significant charges and has been cooperating with the government in his desire to avoid the destiny of those who don’t,” he said. Read more

Here’s how indictment could be leverage for prosecutors in Russia probe

By Travis Andersen | Boston Globe Staff |  October 30, 2017

…Could Mueller’s latest moves be checkmated by a pardon or commutation from the president?

Not likely, at least in Manafort’s case, according to Martin G. Weinberg, a prominent Boston defense lawyer who has tried many public corruption cases.

Weinberg, while stressing that Manafort is presumed innocent under the law, said the charges made publicMonday allege “significant criminal activity” going back several years before Trump ran for president. Read more

Weinberg quoted as an expert

Irregular verdict form still an issue in pharmacist case

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | May 25, 2017

Irregularities on the verdict form on which New England Compounding Center coowner and head pharmacist Barry J. Cadden was acquitted of 25 counts of second degree murder are unusual and noteworthy, local attorneys say. …

Boston defense attorney Martin G. Weinberg, however, thinks the form indicates not a lack of unanimity, but suggests instead that the number next to “guilty” merely represents jurors leaning in that direction but ultimately agreeing that prosecutors had not proven their case beyond a reasonable doubt. Read more

City official accused of extortion calls on judge to exclude key evidence

By Maria Cramer | Boston Globe Staff |  October 31, 2017

…The defense motion before Judge Leo T. Sorokin is “pivotal,” said Martin G. Weinberg, a criminal defense attorney who has been following the case.
Rules of evidence make it very hard for prosecutors to bring in allegations from one trial to prove the allegations in another, he said.
“There is a very high bar that discourages the addition of that kind of evidence,” Weinberg said.

“And for good reason: because a citizen charged with one crime should not have to defend against two.” Read more

Hernandez had CTE; lawsuit against NFL, Patriots filed

By Danny McDonald, Felice J. Freyer and Bob Hohler | GLOBE STAFF | September 21, 2017

Martin G. Weinberg, an experienced trial lawyer in Boston who is not associated with the case, said Thursday, “The medical evidence makes the inexplicable — committing a suicide right after an acquittal — understandable.” Read more

Was justice for Bella washed away?

By Nestor Ramos | GLOBE STAFF | JUNE 08, 2017

Were it not for the water, justice might have come easier for Bella Bond.

Had investigators found her in the Maxwell Street apartment where prosecutors say she died — had they seen the bruises and measured their sizes and shapes — then perhaps there would have been no deal for her mother’s tarnished testimony. … 

That left District Attorney Dan Conley’s office with three bad options, said Martin G. Weinberg, a Boston criminal defense lawyer. Read more