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Bishop's Perspective: Before I die... you can taken nothing of what you have received, but only what you have a given: a full heart, enriched by honest service, love, sacrifice, and courage."From my perspective, true peace and joy are always found in the sacrificial...
Outside editorial: Supreme Court just says no to bribery

...Enron Corp., it narrowed the definition of a law making it a crime to "deprive another of the intangible right of honest services." The justices ruled that the law could be used only against defendants who had taken part in bribes or kickbacks...
Former Alaska congressional aide to be sentenced

...10,000 in cash. Zachares pleaded guilty to a single count of fraud for failing in his duty to give Congress his honest services. He has asked for mercy so that he could continue to support his family. He has surrendered his law license and...
Overcriminilization: traps for the innocent

...Until last June, the federal "honest services" fraud statute was also another...another of the intangible right of honest services," whatever that means. Violations...Thompson was charged with "honest services" fraud after she awarded a state...
Weyhrauch pleads guilty to working with unregistered lobbyists

...extortion, bribery, depravation of honest services and mail and wire fraud. Federal...charged on violations of the Honest Services Act, which says it is a crime...voters, and citizens of the honest services that they should be able to expect...
Weyhrauch plans defense strategy

...conflict of interest. That gave rise to the charge of "honest services fraud" against Weyhrauch, one of seven counts so - the public official can be found guilty of honest services fraud," prosecutors said. That holds true whether...
Weyhrauch trial delayed

...Bottini argued that the two had violated federal "honest services" law by depriving the public of unbiased representation...Weyhrauch each violated their respective duties of honest services by knowingly concealing their respective conflicts...
Indictment: Weyhrauch sought work with VECO

...Stevens, R-Anchorage. The charges in the indictment against Weyhrauch, Kott and Kohring include conspiracy to commit extortion under color of official right, bribery, and honest services mail and wire fraud and similar allegations.
The Bruce Weyhrauch story

...extortion, mail fraud, and honest services fraud. Weyhrauch fought back...and, as a result, the federal honest services law couldn't be used to charge...with defrauding Alaskans of his honest services. In the opinion in a related...
Man convicted of fraud wins appeal

...tightened the type of fraud - called honest services fraud - to which Avery pleaded...Supreme Court decision said only honest services fraud that involved bribery or...guilty to wire fraud under the honest services theory, something that is no...


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