Tag: conviction

NJ Council on Local Mandates Rejects Bail Reform Challenge

Former Mayor Bencivengo’s Bribery Conviction Upheld

Former Mayor John Bencivengo’s conviction has been upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. The court ruled that a town official can be convicted for taking bribes to guide school board contracts. This is true even if the official cannot make good on his promises –