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4th Circuit hears former congressman’s appeal (access required)

(AP) The business dealings that resulted in a former Louisiana congressman’s corruption convictions were not “official acts” under federal bribery law because they had nothing to do with the legislative process, his attorney told a federal appeals panel Dec. 9. Lawrence Robbins, an attorney for former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson of New Orleans, told a three-judge ...

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