A United States District Judge entered judgment of acquittal on behalf of Dan Cogdell’s client, finding that prosecution had engaged in prosecutorial misconduct. The prosecutor and an FBI agent were both held in contempt of Court.
The former New Orleans City Attorney was acquitted of all charges, including Conspiracy, Bribery, and Corruption. Multiple other defendants were convicted of various offenses and imprisoned.
In a high-profile prosecution in federal court, the head of the Texas Department Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Division was acquitted of Perjury and Obstruction of Justice.
In the world-famous Branch Davidian trial, Cogdell’s Client was acquitted of all charges in federal court. Six other Defendants were convicted of multiple charges. Cogdell’s success in this matter has been the subject of a 2019 documentary (Waco: In Defense of). Cogdell is also the focus of 2023 Showtime series “Waco: The Aftermath.” Giovanni Ribisi […]