Feds Fight Bid To Delay Ohio Corruption Trial

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors asked a federal judge Tuesday to deny a request to push back the bribery and corruption trial of a former Ohio county commissioner and two co-defendants, claiming they have had ample time to prepare.

Government attorneys urged U.S. District Judge Sara Lioi to reject the defense’s bid to delay for 90 days the scheduled Sept. 12 trial of Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora and a pair of alleged co-conspirators, arguing that the delay — sought by former Cuyahoga County Auditor's Office employee Michael Gabor —...
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