Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers’ tax fraud conviction upheld

BY KIM JANSSEN Federal Courts Reporter

July 1, 2014 12:53PM

Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers’ tax fraud conviction has been upheld by a federal appeals court.

In a widely-expected ruling published Monday, the 7th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals found that Judge James Zagel made no significant errors in his handling of the gruff-voiced 79-year-old’s trial last year...READ MORE

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