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Skelos’ lawyers argue evidence used to convict shouldn’t count

Lawyers for fallen ex-state Sen. Dean Skelos argued for a new trial Thursday, saying that a Manhattan federal jury convicted him on evidence that no longer counts as bribery — thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court. The jury was not “given the proper tools” to convict, lawyer Alexandra Shaprio told a three-judge federal appeals panel....
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