Ala. Sen. Blocks Damaging Testimony In Gambling Case
With the trial in midstream, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson granted Sen. Harri Anne Smith’s motion to exclude the testimony of former Riley chief of staff Joshua Blades that implicated her in a scheme to buy lawmakers’ support for pro-gambling laws in Alabama.
The court backed Smith’s contention that Blades’ testimony was too unreliable and speculative...
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