Motions Exchanged Between Corrine Brown’s Attorney, U.S. Attorney
Motions exchanged between Corrine Brown’s attorney, U.S. attorney
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The judge who presided over former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown’s trial on fraud and tax charges has given Brown’s lawyer a chance to make additional arguments as to why she should get a new trial.
Last month, Brown was convicted on 18 of 22 charges.
In a motion filed earlier this month, Brown’s attorney, James Smith, argued that the dismissal of Juror 13 over comments about the “Holy Spirit” violated her 6th Amendment right to a jury of her peers.
Last week, prosecutors filed a memo opposing that motion. Smith then asked for a chance to respond to …