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DiMasi defense targets a controversial law

Ex-House speaker's legal team may challenge 'honest services' statute

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By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / June 22, 2009

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As lawyers for former Massachusetts House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi prepare to defend him and three associates against federal corruption charges, it is increasingly clear that they plan to challenge a law that US prosecutors have used in recent years to go after politicians, business leaders, and even basketball coaches. (Full article: 1073 words)

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