Lawyers in Dewey Trial Spar Over What Constitutes Proper Accounting

Defense counsel in the trial of three ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf executives pressed their argument Thursday that many of the accounting adjustments made by former firm employees were appropriate. The prosecution has sought to portray those adjustments as acts of fraud.

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