MA Probation Convictions Reversed by U.S. Appeals Court

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In a stinging rebuke to U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz in Boston, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit reversed a centerpiece of her anti-corruption prosecutions and overturned the convictions of the state's ex-probation chief, John J. O'Brien, and two of his deputies, the Boston Herald reports. "We find that the Government overstepped its bounds in using federal criminal statutes . . .

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