Casino Owner's Bribery Counts Kept Alive In Corruption Case

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 7:31 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal judge refused Wednesday to knock out two bribery counts against Milton McGregor ahead of the casino owner's retrial on corruption charges over efforts to pass pro-gambling legislation.

McGregor, whose retrial is set to begin Jan. 30 along with six other suspects, is accused of crimes including conspiracy, bribery and fraud. In the initial trial, in June 2010, a jury returned 91 not guilty verdicts and deadlocked on 33 counts.

With the new trial approaching, McGregor's lawyers asked U.S. District Judge Myron H. Thompson...
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