Ex-N.Y. State Senate Leader's Escapes Conviction

Sep 26, 2017

   Wochit Headline News
On Tuesday a U.S. appeals court threw out the conviction of former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos. The court cited a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that narrowed the conduct that can sustain federal corruption charges.But the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said federal prosecutors can retry Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, for bribery and fraud. The court said the evidence presented at trial was “sufficient” to prove their case.