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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013

Judge Denies Drew Peterson New Trial

Judge Denies Drew Peterson New Trial

The former Bolingbrook police sergeant's current legal team tried to argue Peterson should get a new trial, in large part, because Peterson's longtime lead attorney, Joel Brodsky, allegedly bungled the trial.

Monday, Nov 5, 2012

FBI, ISP Search Forest Preserve

FBI, ISP Search Forest Preserve

Officials said search was part of an "ongoing criminal investigation."

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012

Drew Peterson's Lead Lawyer Steps Down

Drew Peterson's Lead Lawyer Steps Down

Joel Brodsky withdraws from the defense team as it prepares for the former suburban Chicago police officer's sentencing.

Friday, Oct 12, 2012

Drew Peterson Mulls New Representation

Drew Peterson Mulls New Representation

An Illinois judge on Friday will consider a motion for a new trial for convicted wife killer Drew Peterson, and it's expected the judge could ask Peterson point blank who he wants for an attorney.

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012

New Drew Attorney Wants New Trial

New Drew Attorney Wants New Trial

A Naperville attorney on Tuesday filed documents Tuesday calling for new trial for Drew Peterson, blaming another lawyer for blowing the former sergeant's high profile case.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012

Drew Peterson Sentencing Could be Delayed

Drew Peterson Sentencing Could be Delayed

Former Bolingbrook cop scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 26 for the murder of his third wife.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012

Peterson Attorney: Co-Counsel a Dictator

Peterson Attorney: Co-Counsel a Dictator

In his 15-page letter shared with the media, Steve Greenberg lashes out at Joel Brodsky, accusing him of leading the legal team like a dictator and fabricating lies to make himself looking better.

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

Drew Peterson Fires Defense Attorney

Drew Peterson Fires Defense Attorney

Attorney Steve Greenberg says convicted murderer blindly follows another member of his counsel.

Friday, Sep 7, 2012

Smith Testimony Sealed Peterson Verdict: Jury

Smith Testimony Sealed Peterson Verdict: Jury

"The hearsay testimony from Stacy was the biggest part of it," jurors told reporters Friday.

Friday, Sep 7, 2012

Does Drew Defense Have Case for Appeal?

Does Drew Defense Have Case for Appeal?

Attorneys for convicted murderer Drew Peterson said it's a "dark day in America" when someone can be convicted on hearsay evidence.

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