Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick's Kickback Conviction Stands

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 3:58 PM EDT) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who faces up to 20 years in prison following his conviction for steering city business to contractors in exchange for kickbacks, won't get a shot at a new trial, a Michigan federal judge ruled Thursday.

Kilpatrick had asked the judge for an acquittal or a new trial after he was convicted by a federal jury in March in connection with allegations that he ran a pay-to-play scheme with his father Bernard Kilpatrick and contractor friend Bobby Ferguson, both of whom were...
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June 23, 2010

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