Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Dismiss Menendez Case ‘Changes Nothing’ Adviser Says

Supreme Court's Decision Not to Dismiss Menendez Case 'Changes Nothing' Adviser Says Hot Air is reporting that the United States Supreme Court has cleared the way for a #corruption trial for Sen. Robert #Menendez, D-New Jersey. Menendez is accused of accepting campaign contributions and gifts from a friend named Salomon Melgen in …

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Supreme Court rejects Sen. Bob Menendez’s appeal in corruption case

Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) is fighting bribery charges centering on his relationship with Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen, a wealthy friend and major political donor. by Jonathan Tamari, Washington Bureau @JonathanTamari | jtamari@phillynews.

Philly.com

Supreme Court denies Menendez motion in bribery case

Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez will not get a Supreme Court hearing for an appeal of a motion to dismiss charges he received about $1 million in bribes during his 2012 re-election campaign. USA Today reported Monday that the Supreme Court’s denial of …

Washington Examiner

Supreme Court rejects US senator’s bid to escape corruption case

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations hearing on the conflict in Syria on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S. March 15, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein. By Andrew Chung | WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON The U.S. …

Reuters

Supreme Court refuses to dismiss Menendez corruption charges

The Supreme Court has rejected Sen. Bob Menendez’s attempt to throw out the bribery and corruption charges against him, setting the stage for a trial for the New Jersey Democrat this fall. With Monday’s announcement, Menendez can no longer block the …

Politico

Senator Menendez Rebuffed by Top Court on Corruption Charges

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a long-shot appeal from Senator Robert Menendez, clearing the way for a criminal corruption trial that could begin as early as this fall. The New Jersey Democrat argued unsuccessfully that his prosecution violates the …

Bloomberg

Supreme Court’s Decision Not to Dismiss Menendez Case ‘Changes Nothing’ Adviser Says

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a request for a review of federal bribery and corruption charges currently facing U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). The decision not to drop the case clears the way for a federal trial to begin in September.

Observer

SCOTUS green-lights Menendez corruption trial

The Supreme Court has dashed Robert Menendez’ last hope to prevent the first trial of a sitting US Senator for corruption since Ted Stevens in 2008 (which was posthumously vacated). The top court refused to take the appeal of a Third District appellate

Hot Air

Supreme Court declines to dismiss indictment against Sen. Menendez

STATEWIDE — This week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to discard a federal indictment against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, a Union City native. NJ.com reported, “The court, as is custom, gave no reason for deciding not to hear the appeal from the Third …

The Hudson Reporter

Corruption Case Against Sen. Menendez Can Proceed, SCOTUS Rules

The Supreme Court won’t consider throwing out corruption charges filed against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.). Justices did not give any reasoning for not granting Menendez a hearing, as is the norm. The lawmaker’s appeal was one of many on Monday that …

The District Sentinel News Co-op

US Supreme Court won’t throw out Sen. Menendez charges

Bob Menendez, a Democratic senator from New Jersey, was indicted on federal corruption charges in 2015, with the Justice Department saying he accepted $1 million in bribes from ophthalmologist Salomen Melgen of Palm Beach, Fla., in exchange for using …

UPI.com

US top court rejects United States senator’s bid to escape corruption case

Walls had said a year ago he would set a trial for Menendez and Melgen this fall in federal court in Newark, New Jersey, depending on the outcome of the senator’s appeal. Last July, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia ruled that

Normangee Star

Bob Menendez to face trial on bribery and corruption charges

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will face trial later this year on bribery and corruption charges after the Supreme Court refused Monday to toss his case. The top court rejected Menendez’s petition to end the case without providing comment to explain its …

New York Post

Menendez confident despite Supreme Court setback

The underlying case is U.S. v. Menendez, 15-cr-00155, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (Newark). The court, as is custom, gave no reason for deciding not to hear the appeal from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, which in

ClickLancashire

The Latest: Menendez confident despite Supreme Court setback

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to hear New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption case (all times local):. 11:30 a.m.. The attorney for New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez says the Democratic lawmaker is confident he’ll …

Washington Post

Supreme Court Denies Menendez’s Appeal in Corruption Case

The Supreme Court on Monday denied Sen. Bob Menendez’s request to review his federal corruption case, clearing the way for his trial to move forward in September. The New Jersey Democrat was indicted in early 2015 for allegedly accepting hundreds of …

Morning Consult

Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal from Sen. Menendez

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez · Robert MenendezSteve Mnuchin, foreclosure king, now runs your US Treasury Senate Dems move to nix Trump’s deportation order Senators to Trump: We …

The Hill

US Supreme Court won’t throw out Menendez corruption case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to throw out the federal indictment against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. The court, as is custom, gave no reason for deciding not to hear the appeal from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in …

NJ.com

SCOTUS Refuses to Dismiss Corruption Charges Levied Against Democratic Sen. Menendez

It’s been almost two years since Sen. Bob Menendez was indicted by a grand jury and charged with fourteen felony counts of criminal corruption. The Democratic Senator from New Jersey was investigated by Eric Holder’s Department of Justice and accused …

legal Insurrection (blog)

Justices won’t hear Menendez appeal in corruption case

NEWARK, N.J. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez’s appeal of his corruption indictment, setting the stage for a federal trial in the fall. The justices let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss …

Washington Post