Cozen O’Connor: Barry Boss Comments on Loughner Shooting

Barry Boss Comments on Loughner Shooting

Thursday, January 20, 2011

In an article titled, "Insanity Defense Could Be A Tough Sell For Loughner," Barry Boss, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Group, comments on the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, specifically regarding an insanity defense. Boss states, "The defense now has to prove by clear and convincing evidence, which is an extremely high burden ...that the defendant did not understand the wrongfulness of his conduct."

To read the article, click here.

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Barry Boss

Co-Chair, Commercial Litigation Department
Co-Chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations

bboss@cozen.com

(202) 912-4818

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