After lying under oath in his first testimony, former W.R. Grace employee Robert Locke took the stand one last time Tuesday afternoon.
But this time, he wasn’t asked about Grace, Libby, or even asbestos. He was asked about his special relationship with government attorneys and agents.
With the jurors present once again, Judge Donald Molloy told [...]
Perjury, perjury, perjury. The act of knowingly lying under oath.
Perjury has been rampant throughout the government’s case, W.R. Grace lead attorney David M. Bernick told a packed courtroom Monday morning in a special hearing to consider defense motions to dismiss the case for prosecutorial misconduct. The jury is not in court today.
According to Bernick, the [...]
When a black Crown Victoria rolled to a stop in front of Robert Locke’s house and three government officials stepped out, he knew it was serious.
It was the first time Locke, a former W.R. Grace employee, had heard about the criminal case against the chemical company and seven of its top jobholders.
“I was surprised by [...]
Top employees at W.R. Grace knew about asbestos contamination in the Libby, Mont., mine since the late 1970s, James Richard Becker, Jr., said in court Monday morning. Becker, a former financial analyst for W.R. Grace, said the company worried it would have to change the way ore from Libby, Mont., was processed – an [...]
Dr. Aubrey Miller, a toxicologist with the federal government, misled jurors and distorted evidence when he excluded certain information from Libby asbestos-contamination studies and documents, W.R. Grace attorneys argued in court Monday morning.
W.R. Grace lead attorney David M. Bernick and Thomas Frongillo, a defense attorney for Robert Bettacchi, attempted to demonstrate to the jury [...]