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3rd Circ. Frees Ex-Norris McLaughlin Atty For Bribery Appeal

Law360 (August 31, 2018, 9:55 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday granted an ex-Norris McLaughlin & Marcus PA partner’s bid to be released while he appeals his conviction and 27-month sentence for attempting to land legal work for his firm with promises of campaign contributions to the now-convicted mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

In a one-paragraph order, Circuit Judges Theodore A. McKee and Thomas I. Vanaskie granted Scott Allinson’s motion to throw out a trial judge’s decision that forced him to immediately report to prison following his sentencing hearing at the end of...
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