Indicted Philly DA Invokes McDonnell In Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 10:04 PM EDT) -- A month before the Pennsylvania federal corruption trial against him is set to begin, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams on Friday filed a slew of motions seeking to limit testimony and to trim claims from his criminal indictment by citing the Supreme Court’s recent McDonnell decision.

Williams asked to dismiss four counts of wire fraud added to the case in a superseding indictment filed by prosecutors earlier this month. The charges, based on allegations he used money from his political action committee to pay for a...
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Pennsylvania Eastern

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March 21, 2017

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