Alaska Pol's Bribery Retrial Doesn't Need New Venue: US

Law360, New York (July 28, 2011, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors in the corruption retrial of former Alaska House of Representatives Speaker Pete Kott on Wednesday told an Alaska federal judge that the politician, accused of taking $400,000 in bribes, should not be granted a venue change for an out-of-state trial.

Citing "the prejudice posed by media coverage of a high-profile case," Kott asked U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline on July 15 to move the proceedings out of the state or, at a minimum, out of the Anchorage-Juneau area of Southern Alaska.

In 2007, Kott...
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USA v. Kott et al


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3:07-cr-00056

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Alaska

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May 3, 2007

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