NJ Capital's Mayor Thrown Out Of Office Post-Conviction

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 7:28 PM EST) -- Trenton Mayor Tony Mack’s tenure in City Hall ended Wednesday after a New Jersey judge ruled Mack automatically forfeited his right to hold public office when a jury recently convicted him of six conspiracy and fraud charges related to a construction bribery scheme.

Superior Court Judge Mary C. Jacobson booted Mack from office Wednesday, issuing an order invalidating his mayorship. Mack was convicted of a half-dozen federal conspiracy and fraud charges this month, after prosecutors convinced a jury he plotted to wring bribes out of a...
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