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Feds Urge High Court To Pass On 'Bridgegate' Appeal

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a bid from a former appointee of ex-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to review her "Bridgegate" conviction for orchestrating a politically motivated traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge, saying it's backed by sufficient evidence.

Former Christie aide Bridget Anne Kelly and onetime Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive William E. Baroni Jr. were convicted in 2016 of orchestrating a traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge to retaliate against a New Jersey mayor who didn't endorse Christie's reelection bid.

The Third Circuit upheld Kelly and Baroni's...

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February 13, 2019

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