George Ryan lawyers appealing ex-governor's conviction
May 31, 2011 4:07:00 PM - chicagotribune.com
An attorney for former Illinois Gov. George Ryan told a federal appeals court Tuesday that part of his client's conviction on corruption charges should be overturned because prosecutors never proved he took a bribe - the latest attempt by Ryan to get out of prison based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling curtailing "honest services" laws.
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