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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Courts - Yet more on: Lobbyist linked to Abramoff quits Indianapolis firm [Updated]

Updating this ILB entry from Sept. 20th,2011, USA TODAY is reporting:

WASHINGTON (AP) – A former lobbyist who was a rising star under Jack Abramoff's tutelage was sentenced Wednesday to nearly two years in prison for giving public officials meals and event tickets. * * *

U.S. District Ellen Segal Huvelle * * * gave Ring a sentence of 20 months, one of the stiffest terms among the 21 defendants in the investigation. Most others involved cooperated with prosecutors and got plea deals that avoided prison.

[Updated] Here is more, from the WSJ Law Blog, and from the WSJ Washington Wire.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on October 26, 2011 03:34 PM
Posted to Courts in general