High Court Won't Hear Menendez Corruption Charges Appeal

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 11:30 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., when the justices refused to review a Third Circuit decision upholding his corruption charges based on an inquiry into the senator's motives to determine whether legislative acts are constitutionally protected.

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., seen here March 3 delivering a speech, lost his bid for the U.S. Supreme Court to review his corruption case Monday. (AP) The nation's highest court denied the petition for writ of certiorari filed by Menendez, who...
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