Ex-Capitol Staffer Asks DC Circ. To Nix Conspiracy Verdict

Law360, Washington (November 12, 2013, 4:22 PM EST) -- A former congressional staffer convicted for his role in the Jack Abramoff fraud scandal urged a D.C. Circuit panel on Tuesday to toss the jury's verdict against him, claiming he wasn't allowed to present key evidence that would have exculpated him.

Fraser Verrusio alleged during Tuesday's oral arguments that he never received a fair trial for his involvement in the Abramoff scandal, as the federal government hasn't given him access to material evidence to fight the charges against him under the guise of the Constitution's speech...
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