US Supreme Court rejects Miss. corruption case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined appeals of corruption convictions from a prominent Mississippi lawyer and two former state judges.
The justices on Monday let stand without comment a ruling by a federal appeals court that upheld most convictions of the lawyer, Paul Minor, and the judges, John Whitfield and Wes Teel. The men were convicted for their roles in a complicated scheme involving loans for the judges and allegedly favorable rulings in civil cases involving Minor.

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