14 June 2006

Former Mayor Sentenced For Acquitted Conduct

The 30 months sentence imposed upon former Mayor Campbell of Atlanta, Georgia, who was acquitted of corruption charges, but convicted of tax evasion charges, was never the less based upon the corruption charges of which he was acquitted. What the U.S. Supreme Court was thinking when it approved this deeply corrupt practice that abridges a defendant's a right to a jury trial, I don't know.

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