Caucus members: House probe could poison a jury trial

Kaplan, Jonathan E.
June 2007
Hill;6/7/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 67, p1
The article reports on the concern expressed by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) regarding the planned U.S. House ethics investigation on the alleged corruptions of Congressman William Jefferson. CBC expressed that subjecting Jefferson to a House ethics investigation might influence a future jury trial. Moreover, CBC chairwoman Carolyn Kilpatrick related that the caucus prefers that the case against Jefferson be examined in a court of law instead of the chambers of public opinion.


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