Texas Atty Convicted Of Bribing Judge Seeks Acquittal

Law360, New York (June 26, 2012, 10:06 PM EDT) -- A Texas personal injury lawyer who was convicted of paying more than $11,000 in bribes to a former state judge to obtain decisions in his favor on Tuesday sought acquittal on charges he claimed came from a legally insufficient indictment that had accused him of extorting himself.

Ray Marchan, 54, who was found guilty on all seven counts against him, including charges for racketeering in aid of a criminal organization, extortion and aiding and abetting honest services wire fraud, argued that the indictment against him had...
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