Supreme Court Won't Hear Appeal In Bribery Case

Law360, New York (October 4, 2010, 5:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear the appeal of a trial lawyer and two former Mississippi state judges convicted in connection with a bribery scheme, seemingly unconvinced that the high court should consider whether the loans at issue were constitutionally protected campaign speech.

Without comment, the Supreme Court said it would not take up the appeals of personal injury lawyer Paul S. Minor and Judges Walter “Wes” Teel and John H. Whitfield.

Federal prosecutors charged the three with participating in a bribery scheme in...
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