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Tom DeLay conviction overturned


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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:08 PM

Washington Post said:


A Texas appellate court has overturned the conviction of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) for allegedly scheming to influence Texas state elections with corporate money, his attorney told several news organizations early Thursday.

A three-judge panel voted 2-1 to overturn the conviction, calling the evidence "legally insufficient," according to the majority ruling. The decision formally acquits DeLay of all charges, but could still be appealed by the government.

DeLay, 66, was in Washington, meeting with prayer group at a Capitol Hill townhouse, when he heard the news.

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:16 PM

View Postquestionmark, on 19 September 2013 - 05:08 PM, said:

Why am I not surprised?
Because he's conservative and you're a cynic?  :w00t:

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 05:49 PM

'Delay, 66, was in Washington, meeting with a prayer group ........ when he heard the news' ; pass me a sick-bag, somebody!

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 08:17 PM

There is no better example of how and why the US judiciary is as corrupt as the other 2 branches. :td:





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