US Fights Motion To Dismiss Ala. Gambling Bribery Suit

Law360, New York (June 20, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors took issue on Friday with a bid for the dismissal of a suit by defendants accused of buying and selling votes on pro-gambling legislation in Alabama, challenging the notion that they had given the jury faulty instructions.

Casino operator Milton McGregor, state Sens. Larry Means, Jim Preuitt, Quinton Ross Jr. and Harri Anne Smith, and others were charged in an indictment handed down in October 2010 with paying or demanding bribes in the form of campaign contributions in violation of the Hobbs Act, as...
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