TITLE

Cochran Comes to the Rescue

AUTHOR(S)
Stevenson, Seth; Gordon, Devin; Begun, Bret; Sandberg, Jared
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Newsweek;4/10/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 15, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the role of celebrity criminal defense attorney Johnnie Cochran in observing a pretrial hearing for Mohammed Abacha, eldest son of late Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha. Charge against Mohammed for the murder of Kudirat Abiola; Reports that Sani's wife, Maryam Abacha, tried to leave Nigeria with 38 suitcases full of cash after Sani's death; Insistence that the Nigerian government has restricted Maryam's freedom.
ACCESSION #
2956137

 

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