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Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Appeals Corruption Conviction

By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Almost a year into his lengthy prison term, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking a federal appeals court to toss his conviction and grant him a new trial. The disgraced ex-mayor, who is serving a 28-year prison term for public corruption, argued in court documents filed […]

September 4, 2014

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Olmert Sentenced To Six Years In Prison

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM — One of Israel’s highest profile court cases ended Tuesday with a scathing critique of public corruption, harsh jail sentences and a former prime minister sent to prison, effectively ending Ehud Olmert’s decades-long political career. Olmert was found guilty in late March of two counts of accepting bribes as […]

May 13, 2014