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Court: Defendants Were 'Delinquent' But Gonzales Case Lacks Legal Foundation

Publication Date: 
June 13, 2007
San Jose Mercury News
Barry Witt

Professor Robert Weisberg was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News article about the ruling that was the basis for dismissing the case against former San Jose Mayor Ron Gonzales:

Robert Weisberg, a Stanford University law professor, said the judge's ruling left prosecutors with only long-shot options. He called it a strong denunciation of the indictment's legal theories and questioned whether it would make sense to appeal or try again with the grand jury.

"It's an extremely persuasive opinion," Weisberg said.