NASA Official Can't Shake Miss. Earmark Conviction

Law360, New York (March 4, 2011, 6:16 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday refused a former high-ranking NASA official's bid to overturn a criminal conviction related to his role in directing $9.6 million in earmarks to Mississippi State University, a client of his private consulting business.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit declined to reverse a jury verdict against Courtney Stadd, a former associate administrator at NASA, who was convicted in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia of one count of committing an act relating to...
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