Out-Of-Court Statements OK'd In Ohio Corruption Case

Law360, New York (March 21, 2011, 6:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government on Sunday won approval to use out-of-court statements in its prosecution of a former Cuyahoga County, Ohio, judge, one of several officials snared in a probe into alleged kickbacks for government contracts and other public corruption.

Judge Sara Lioi of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio handed a defeat to former Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Bridget M. McCafferty over the out-of-court statements of County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, who is also a defendant in the case, and...
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