Scalia blasts U.S. corruption law

Scalia blasts U.S. corruption law

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Justice Antonin Scalia, dissenting Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Chicago case, lashed out at the "chaos" of federal corruption law.

Former mayoral aide guilty of corruption

CHICAGO, July 6 (UPI) -- 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.

City records subpoenaed for court case

CHICAGO, June 3 (UPI) -- In an attempt to gather evidence for a Chicago trial of former city officials, attorneys have subpoenaed high-ranking officials' records.

Report: Daley may testify at hiring trial

CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- 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.

Chicago jobs said based on 'blessed list'

CHICAGO, May 22 (UPI) -- 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."

Corrupt Chicago hiring practices alleged

CHICAGO, April 11 (UPI) -- 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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