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High Court Won't Review Ex-Gov.'s Fraud Conviction

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 12:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the conviction of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland for his involvement in two federal election campaigns that violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

As is customary, the justices did not offer an explanation for their order denying certiorari to Rowland, who had urged the high court in November to overturn a Second Circuit ruling that upheld his 2014 conviction and 30-month sentence for conspiring to defraud the Federal Election Commission, submitting false statements to the agency and causing illegal...
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