Jury Clears Ex-NJ Assemblyman Of Corruption Charges

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 7:44 PM EST) -- A former New Jersey legislator was acquitted of corruption charges on Thursday, becoming the second defendant to walk free from allegations sparked by a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that led to dozens of arrests.

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey returned a not guilty verdict on all six counts levied against L. Harvey Smith, acquitting him of bribery, money laundering and extortion charges, the office of U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Paul J. Fishman confirmed....
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