Justice Antonin Scalia, dissenting Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Chicago case, lashed out at the "chaos" of federal corruption law.
A federal jury has convicted a former top aide to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and three other ex-city officials of handing out jobs for political favors.
In an attempt to gather evidence for a Chicago trial of former city officials, attorneys have subpoenaed high-ranking officials' records.
The trial of four ex-Chicago city employees accused of rewarding employees for political work may bring Mayor Richard Daley to the courtroom, a lawyer said.
Testimony about alleged rigged hiring moved close to the Chicago mayor's office Monday when an ex-sewer official said he hired employees from a "blessed list."
The former patronage chief for Chicago Mayor Richard Daley ordered computer files destroyed following FBI questions about hiring practices, prosecutors claim.
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