Cozen O'Connor Appeals Judge's Campaign Debt Ruling

Law360, Philadelphia (August 10, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT) -- Cozen O'Connor on Thursday appealed a Pennsylvania judge's ruling that $500,000 in legal fees Rep. Bob Brady, D-Pa., allegedly owes the firm for his failed 2007 Philadelphia mayoral bid is a campaign expense under city election law that exceeds campaign contribution limits.

Judge Leon Tucker Jr. of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas made the ruling in July. Cozen O'Connor had argued that the debt shouldn't count as a campaign expenditure under Philadelphia election law because the money hadn't been spent in the course of influencing...
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