bribery http://apr.org en Ex-Ala. Gov. Going Back To Prison For Bribery http://apr.org/post/ex-ala-gov-going-back-prison-bribery <p>Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman is going back to prison.</p><p>Federal judge Mark Fuller sentenced Siegelman on Friday to 6 and a half years for his conviction on bribery and other charges. Earlier in court, Siegelman apologized for his actions.</p><p>Siegelman and former HealthSouth chief Richard Scrushy were convicted in 2006. They arranged $500,000 in contributions to Siegelman&#39;s campaign for a state lottery in exchange for the governor appointing Scrushy to an important hospital regulatory board.</p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 21:03:04 +0000 Associated Press 15617 at http://apr.org Ex-Ala. Gov. Going Back To Prison For Bribery Siegelman Lawyer Asks For Leniency In New Sentence http://apr.org/post/siegelman-lawyer-asks-leniency-new-sentence An attorney for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has asked a federal judge to not send Siegelman back to prison on Friday, but in a letter to supporters Siegelman says he may be returning to federal prison for a lengthy stay. U.S. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 22:34:08 +0000 Associated Press 15501 at http://apr.org Siegelman Lawyer Asks For Leniency In New Sentence Ala. Gambling Trial Judge Wants Bribery Clarity http://apr.org/post/ala-gambling-trial-judge-wants-bribery-clarity <p><font face="Arial">The judge who presided over Alabama&#39;s two gambling corruption trials says the U.S. Supreme Court needs to clear up when a campaign contribution constitutes a bribe.</font></p><p><font face="Arial">U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued an opinion saying there is ``considerable confusion&#39;&#39; about how federal corruption laws apply to campaign contributions. He says a precise definition of bribery would help.</font></p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 21:23:05 +0000 Associated Press 15226 at http://apr.org Ala. Gambling Trial Judge Wants Bribery Clarity