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Article on Honest Services Fraud


On November 23, 2009, the New York Federal Criminal Practice blog featured an article by Justin Sher relating to the criminal cases against Joseph Bruno, the former majority leader of the New York State Senate, and Bernard Kerik, the former commissioner of the New York City Police Department.  Both cases involved allegations of “honest services” fraud, a controversial federal crime that will be addressed by the U.S. Supreme Court in the upcoming term.  A link to the article may be found here.