6th Circ. Affirms Ex-Ohio Judge's Conviction In Bribery Probe

Law360, New York (June 4, 2012, 5:24 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday upheld the conviction of a former Ohio county judge for allegedly lying to federal investigators during their probe of former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora's scheme to award government construction contracts in exchange for bribes.

Bridget McCafferty, a former Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court judge, failed to convince a three-judge panel that an Ohio federal court had wrongly denied her the constitutional right to confront a witness, by preventing her from playing a wiretapped conversation that she claimed showed that she...
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