Aug 302009
 

Orin Kerr, one of Lori Drew’s defense attorneys, reports:

Readers who are following the Lori Drew case know that back on July 2, Judge Wu “tentatively” ruled that he was going to overturn the jury verdict. At the time, however, Judge Wu stressed that his decision was not final, and that he would eventually issue an opinion with his final ruling.

Late yesterday, Judge Wu finally handed down his opinion. You can read it here: United States v. Lori Drew, Final Opinion. Judge Wu did in fact grant the defense motion to dismiss, ending the prosecution against Drew and overturning her misdemeanor convictions.

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