Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Courts - Yet more on: Lobbyist linked to Abramoff quits Indianapolis firm [Updated]
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. * * *[Updated] Here is more, from the WSJ Law Blog, and from the WSJ Washington Wire.
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.
Posted by Marcia Oddi on October 26, 2011 03:34 PM
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