Thursday, March 28, 2013

Second Circuit -- United States v. Botti

Honest-services jury instruction that was not limited to bribery and kickbacks is not grounds for reversal, as bribery was the only viable theory of the crime.

Discussion of "scheme or artifice" would not have implicitly created another theory for the conviction.

United States v. Botti
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.