Ex-NJ Mayor Won't Get Redo On Bribery Conviction

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 8:05 PM EDT) -- Former Secaucus, N.J., Mayor Dennis Elwell found out Thursday that he would not be getting a new trial after being convicted of bribery for accepting a $10,000 payoff from a government informant he thought was a real estate developer.

Elwell was arrested in 2009 as part of a statewide political corruption sting and charged for allegedly taking the bribe from a man he thought was a developer looking for help with zoning changes and political support for various building projects.

A New Jersey federal jury found...
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