Calif. High Court Urged To Toss Developer Bribery Charges

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A real estate developer told the California Supreme Court on Tuesday that reinstating bribery charges against him would contradict long-standing state precedent that prevents someone accused of offering bribes from also being charged with conspiring with officials to accept those bribes.

Jeffrey Burum, a managing developer at Colonies Partners LP, told the California high court it should keep in place a state appellate court ruling affirming the dismissal of bribery charges against him, arguing in a brief that to do otherwise would run counter to a...
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