Recent Posts in In the News Category

  • Brad Bailey Discusses Varsity Blues Case in NY Daily News

    Attorney Brad Bailey was featured in a New York Daily News article titled, “Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli hit with new bribery charges in college admissions bribery scandal” on October 22, 2019. Although he is not involved in the “Varsity Blues” case, Attorney Bailey is a former federal prosecutor in Massachusetts and understands how the federal grand jury handles complex white-collar crimes ...
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  • Big Pharma & RICO

    In the past two decades, over 200,000 people have overdosed during the opioid crisis. Now, the criminal justice system has begun holding pharmaceutical and drug distribution companies, as well as their owners and executives, criminally responsible for the national epidemic. Insys Therapeutics Case On May 2, 2019, a federal jury found the founder and top executives of Insys Therapeutics, a seller ...
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  • FBI Cracks Down on College Bribery Scheme

    On March 12, 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that 50 individuals have been charged with various crimes related to an alleged fraud scheme—known as “Operation Varsity Blues”—to cheat on entrance exams and bribe college officials to admit students whose parents are wealthy actresses, CEOs, and business executives. In all, 33 parents collectively paid $25 million to William Singer, who ...
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  • Is the Girl Scout Cookie Hero is a Drug Smuggler?

    On February 27 th , 2019, you might have seen a heartwarming news story about a Good Samaritan who bought a bunch of Girl Scout cookies so the Scouts could get out of the cold weather. The story came from Greenville, South Carolina, where the temperature was near freezing when the man cleared out the stock of a Girl Scout troop posted outside a store. Now, in a strange turn of news events, the ...
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  • #METOO Playing Havoc With U.S. Constitution

    For those of us in the Criminal Defense Bar who routinely defend clients accused of every nature of sexual assault, the constitutional, procedural, logistical, and ideological contretemps arising from the accusations Professor Christine Blakely Ford has leveled against DC Circuit Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the context of his confirmation hearings for the US Supreme Court confirms all our ...
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  • Overall Crime Down in Boston, But Murders Up Significantly

    Murders jumped 50% in Boston during the first half of this year compared to last, while overall crime is down 5%, according to statistics released by police last month. Between Jan. 1 and June 10, 24 people were killed in the city—8 more than the 16 murdered in the first six months of 2017. “Five of them have been stabbings, which is very unusual for us,” said Police Commissioner William Evans. ...
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  • How to Defend Against Sex Crime Allegations in the #MeToo-Era

    At Brad Bailey Law, we routinely defend clients who have been accused of sex crimes in courtrooms throughout Middlesex, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk County. During this time, we have witnessed first-hand the way that the #MeToo movement has changed the back-drop for how these cases are now being tried before juries. We’re not saying that accused sex offenders can no longer get fair trials; they ...
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  • Title IX Sexual Assault Policy Roll-Backs

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently made a decision to reject some of the Obama administration’s sexual assault policies on college campuses. While the Obama administration wanted to crack down on sexual violence in federally-funded schools, its policies soon began favoring the rights of the complainants over those accused of sexual offenses. Details of the Policies The policies imposed ...
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  • William Camuti Trial Begins

    Our founding attorney, Brad Bailey, is currently defending a man named William Camuti, who has been accused of poisoning a man named Stephen Rakes. Mr. Rakes was seen leaving James “Whitey” Bulger’s trial in Boston. He drove to a McDonald’s in Waltham, where Mr. Camuti is accused of serving him iced coffee laced with a lethal dose of cyanide. According to the prosecution, Mr. Camuti poisoned his ...
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  • Attorney Brad Bailey Weighs in on 'Baby Bella' Plea Update

    Headlines were made when the mother of 'Baby Bella' recently changed her plea to guilty in exchange for her sentence to be reduced to time served. Attorney Brad Bailey weighs in on Fox 25 to explain why this move did not come as a surprise:
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  • Alexa, tell me about the 4th Amendment...

    Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa… these are just a few of the digital personal assistants that are increasingly being integrated into our daily lives through our ever increasing internet connected personal devices, homes, and vehicles. Alexa, in particular, is the personification of Amazon’s AI/digital assistant embedded within its Amazon Fire tablets, Fire TV, Echo, Tap, and Dot, this last being one ...
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  • Successfully Overturns Corruption Charges in the District Court

    Yesterday, the First Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision vacating the convictions of John O'Brien, Elizabeth Tavares, and William Burke, the former heads of Massachusetts' entire Probation Department. I represented Ms. Tavares during her trial in the District Court, and I am proud to see that justice has finally been done for her. O'Brien and Tavares were convicted of violating the ...
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  • Two Babson College Students Reprieved for Trump Victory Celebration

    With the help of Attorney Brad Bailey of Brad Bailey Law, two Babson College students accused of shouting racial and homophobic slurs, as well as spitting on a passerby, as part of a Donald Trump victory celebration have been exonerated. The decision to grant the men reprieve came after both were summoned to Babson College’s honor board for a lengthy, behind-closed-doors hearing on Friday. It was ...
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  • Attorney Brad Bailey Featured on Fox25 Three Times for Two Cases

    Fox25 – a Fox News affiliate headquartered in the greater Boston metropolitan area – frequently relies on Attorney Brad Bailey of Brad Bailey law for legal insight and expertise regarding breaking criminal cases. The news group has once again consulted with Brad Bailey for two high-profile, newsworthy cases: the Aaron Hernandez double-murder case and the David Njuguna vehicular manslaughter case. ...
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  • Tewksbury Teen Dies After Being Slammed Into Ground at House Party

    A 15-year-old Tewksbury boy has died after allegedly having his head slammed against a concrete floor by an older teen at Halloween party on Friday, October 28 th , 2016 in Lowell, Massachusetts. According to prosecutors, the victim, since identified as 15-year-old Ethan Costello, had been drinking at the party when he bumped into 18-year-old Joseph Zagarella. Witnesses say Zagarella then ...
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