5th Circ. Revives Guilty Verdicts In Hospital Bribery Case

Law360, New York (March 26, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday reinstated guilty verdicts against two men convicted on bribery and kickbacks charges related to the administration of a Mississippi hospital, saying the lower court's decision to overturn the jury's verdicts was improper. 

A three-judge panel for the Fifth Circuit, in a decision combining two separate appeals, vacated a Mississippi federal district court’s decision to acquit or to grant new trials on some counts, after a jury found Ray Shoemaker and Lee Garner guilty for their roles in a kickback and bribery conspiracy...
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