Thursday, August 14, 2014

Politics As Unusual

The New York Appellate Division for the Second Judicial Department has imposed disbarment for an attorney's felony conviction.

The attorney pleaded guilty in federal court to offenses relating to

...his participation in a scheme, from in or about November 2012 up through and including in or about April 2013, an object of which was to accept a bribe in exchange for authorizing a member of the Democratic Party to appear on the Republican Party primary ballot for New York City Mayor, in violation of New York Penal Law §§ 200.45 and 200.50 (hereinafter the 2013 NYC Mayor Bribery Scheme).

Disbarment was automatic for this felony conviction.

The New York Post reported that the attorney was the head of the Bronx Republican Party. (Mike Frisch)

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