Jefferson free pending appeal

Jefferson free pending appeal

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The judge who presided over the federal bribery trial of former Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., says he can stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction.

Jefferson given 13 years in prison

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson of Louisiana was sentenced Friday to 13 years in federal prison for bribery and racketeering.
Jefferson jurors fill out questionnaires

Jefferson jurors fill out questionnaires

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10 (UPI) -- About 100 potential jurors filled out questionnaires on the first day of the trial of former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., observers said.
Former Rep. Jefferson's trial set for May

Former Rep. Jefferson's trial set for May

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge has set a May trial date for former Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., accused of taking bribes to help a telecommunications company operate in Africa.

Jefferson trial delayed until next year

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The corruption trial of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., will likely be delayed until 2009, court documents show.

Judge rejects Jefferson appeal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals court judge Wednesday upheld the corruption case against Rep. William Jefferson, clearing the way for the Louisiana Democrat to stand trial.

Appeals court to rule on Jefferson charges

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Lawyers for U.S. Rep. William Jefferson argued Wednesday that prosecutors used evidence protected by the Constitution to obtain a bribery indictment.

Judge sets Jefferson's trial date

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 13 (UPI) -- The federal corruption case of U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., will begin Dec. 2, a judge announced Friday.

Rep., citing race, asks for venue change

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Attorneys for U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., have asked a federal judge to reconsider a ruling denying a change of venue for his corruption trial.

Appeal may delay Jefferson trial

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The corruption case against Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., may not start as scheduled next week, a published report said.

Congressman pleads innocent to bribery

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 8 (UPI) -- Rep. William J. Jefferson, D-La., pleaded innocent Friday to bribery, racketeering and money-laundering charges in Virginia.

Prosecutors weighs future of lobbyist case

WASHINGTON, April 20 (UPI) -- A federal judge set a May 2 deadline for the U.S. Justice Department to decide how to prosecute two lobbyists accused of passing information to Israel.

Broad ruling clears way for spy trial

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- An Alexandria, Va., federal judge, in a ruling with potentially broad implications, has cleared the way for the trial of two pro-Israel lobbyists.

Former aide to Rep. Jefferson gets 8 years

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 27 (UPI) -- A former aide to Rep. William Jefferson has been sentenced in Virginia to eight years in prison for conspiring to bribe the embattled Louisiana Democrat. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III told Brett Pfeffer that his sentence could be significantly lowere

Lawsuit dropped in terror suspect error

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit by a man who claims to be an innocent victim of the U.S. terrorism suspect transfer program.
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Thomas Selby (Tim) Ellis III (born May 15, 1940, Bogotá, Colombia), an American jurist. Ellis is currently serving as judge on the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Ellis was educated at Princeton University where he earned a B.S.E. in 1961.

Ellis served in the United States Navy as a Naval aviator from 1961 to 1966. He flew a wide range of historically significant aircraft during this time, including:

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "T.S. Ellis."
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