The two contend that they didn’t intend to secretly bribe anyone.
According to Yahoo entertainment, lawyers for actress Loughlin and fashion designer Giannulli say the Justice Department has refused to turn over critical evidence in their college admissions case and have asked a judge to intervene to force the feds to do so.
The couple’s legal eagles filed the motion on Friday, Dec. 13, seeking the government to produce the material, arguing it should be included as exculpatory evidence.
The ex-Full House star, 55, and her spouse, 56, both have pleaded not guilty to federal charges for paying $500,000 in bribes to have their daughters Bella, 21, and Olivia, 20, accepted to USC. Their daughters were allegedly accepted as recruited crew coxswains, even though they did not participate in crew.