Indicted Giuliani Associates Cite Privilege to Evade Trial

In the same week it was reported that prosecutors are in talks to obtain Rudy Giuliani’s electronic communications, three Giuliani associates sought to have their federal indictments dismissed on the basis that the evidence against them comes from emails that have attorney-client privilege.

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Mayoral Power

A state appeals court reversed an abuse of power conviction against the former mayor of Cotton Valley, Louisiana, finding there was no proof he used his position to get a neighboring town to dismiss marijauna charges against him. However, the court found the former mayor was properly convicted of abusing his office for asking for a $500 check from the town clerk.

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