3rd Circ. Backs Bribery Convictions Of Dean, NJ Sen.

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday upheld the criminal fraud and bribery convictions of a former New Jersey state senator and the ex-medical school dean who gave him a sinecure at his university in exchange for more state funding.

In a precedential opinion, the appeals court backed the verdict and sentences for disgraced state Senator Wayne Bryant and R. Michael Gallagher, former dean of the School of Osteopathic Medicine of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, finding ample evidence the two engaged in a...
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