Thomas Bergstrom, Of Counsel in Buchanan's White-Collar Defense & Investigations practice, weighs in on a celebrity's legal team's allegations that a Philadelphia judge was biased in her "harsh" sentencing of hip hop rapper Meek Mill. Read "Phila. Attorneys Question Meek Mill Legal Team's Brash Tactics" in The Legal Intelligencer.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney attorney Thomas Bergstrom said putting anything in a motion without a supporting transcript is risky.
“If you’re going to make an allegation that a judge is biased, you better have a really strong reason for it, and you better have the underlying documentation to support that motion,” he said. “I know one thing, if there’s no record of it, I wouldn’t include it.”