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  • Judge Sets 2010 Trial Date For Racketeering Case

    A trial for the racketeering conspiracy case against a former Louisiana lawmaker and three relatives of a former congressman has been rescheduled for early next year. The trial for political operative Mose Jefferson; his sister, New Orleans tax...
  • Mose Jefferson Trial Will Start Aug. 10, Delay Denied

    A federal appeals court has refused to delaya bribery trial for the brother of a former Louisiana congressman,setting the stage for a jury to hear the case next week. Mose Jefferson's trial on charges he bribed a former New Orleansschool board...
  • Mose Jefferson's bid for indigent status denied

    Mose Jefferson's bid for indigent status denied
    A former Louisiana congressman's brother isn't indigent and doesn't qualify for a government-funded lawyer to defend him against bribery charges, a federal magistrate ruled Thursday.Mose Jefferson is the brother of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson,...
  • Mose Jefferson Bribery Trial Jury Secection Begins Monday

    A federal trial is opening for a formerLouisiana congressman's brother charged with bribing a former NewOrleans school board member for her support in awarding schoolcontracts. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for the case againstMose...
  • Jury Selection Begins For Mose Jefferson

    Jury Selection Begins For Mose Jefferson
    A federal trial is opening for a former Louisiana congressman's brother charged with bribing a former New Orleans school board member for her support in awarding school contracts. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for the case against Mose...
  • Mose Jefferson Jury Selected

    Mose Jefferson Jury Selected
    Less than a week after a former Louisiana congressman was convicted of corruption charges, that case is casting a long shadow over his brother's federal trial on unrelated bribery charges. Six men and six women, as well as two female alternates, were...
  • Unlike His Brother, Mose Wants To Tell His Story

    Unlike His Brother, Mose Wants To Tell His Story
    As his bribery trial opened Tuesday, Mose Jefferson appeared determined to tell a federal jury his side of the story - unlike his younger brother, former Rep. William Jefferson, who didn't take the witness stand before he was convicted of unrelated...
  • Mose Jefferson Convicted Of Bribery Charges

    A federal jury convicted New Orleans political operative Mose Jefferson of bribery and obstruction of justice Friday, less than a month after his brother, a former Louisiana congressman, was found guilty of unrelated corruption charges.Mose Jefferson, 66,...
  • Former La. Lawmaker Charged In Racketeering Case

    A former Louisiana state representative was charged Friday with taking part in a scheme to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant money earmarked for charitable and educational programs.The 34-count indictment handed up by a federal grand jury...
  • SUNO Names Indicted Ex-councilwoman As Top Adviser

    SUNO Names Indicted Ex-councilwoman As Top Adviser
    A former New Orleans city council member accused of racketeering is now one of the top advisers to the chancellor of Southern University at New Orleans. Renee Gill Pratt, who was indicted less than a week ago by a federal grand jury, has been the school'...
  • New Court Date Set for Jefferson's Niece

    New Court Date Set for Jefferson's Niece
    An arraignment in a racketeering conspiracy case has been rescheduled for a former congressman's niece, who is in a hospital. Angela Coleman, niece of former Rep. William Jefferson, was due in court last Wednesday to be arraigned on a new indictment....