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Another trial for Cellini?

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2011

Attorneys for a convicted Illinois powerbroker want two Chicago newspapers to turn over notes and tapes in a fight over a felon juror. Shortly after William Cellini was convicted November 1st of conspiring to shake down a Hollywood producer for a campaign donation, it was revealed that one of the jurors hadn’t told anyone before trial that she had two felony convictions. Cellini’s attorneys say that means their client deserves a new trial.

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