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1st Circ. Rejects Teamsters' Bid For A Redo In Extortion Case

Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 6:59 PM EST) -- Two Boston-area Teamsters who recently had most of their convictions for extorting other union members and local businesses thrown out by the First Circuit lost their bid Monday to have the circuit court take another crack at their appeal when it rebuffed their arguments that it had not addressed two issues.

A panel of three of the circuit court’s judges denied John Perry and Joseph “Jo Jo” Burhoe’s petition for panel rehearing concerning a Sept. 8 ruling in which the panel tossed most of their convictions...
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