The People vs. Marshall and Morrissey: Brooke Astor Trial by the Numbers

The trial of Anthony Marshall and estate lawyer Francis Morrissey made headlines even before opening arguments began in April 2009. The two were accused of swindling New York socialite Brooke Astor out of hundreds of millions of dollars in her final years. Not only is the story behind the case enthralling -- a supposedly greedy son, 85-year-old Marshall, plotted to get as much of his aging mother's money as possible while she was suffering from Alzheimer's -- but it took an inordinately long...Full Story
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