Convictions Overturned http://wuky.org en 7 Convicted Of Vote Fraud Seek Release From Prison http://wuky.org/post/7-convicted-vote-fraud-seek-release-prison <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LONDON, Ky. -- A former judge and six of his co-defendants whose vote-buying convictions were overturned have asked a federal judge to release them from prison while they await a new trial.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Former Clay County Circuit Judge R. Cletus Maricle and six other people say they should be free on bond after the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals found that a judge mishandled portions of their case.</span></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 11:22:45 +0000 Associated Press 34903 at http://wuky.org 7 Convicted Of Vote Fraud Seek Release From Prison Court Overturns Convictions In Vote Fraud Case http://wuky.org/post/court-overturns-convictions-vote-fraud-case <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky.-- A federal appeals court has overturned the convictions of eight southeastern Kentucky people sent to prison for taking part in what prosecutors described as a massive vote buying scheme.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered new trials for former Clay County Circuit Judge R. Cletus Maricle, former school superintendent Doug Adams and six other defendants.</span></p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 14:55:46 +0000 Associated Press 34622 at http://wuky.org Court Overturns Convictions In Vote Fraud Case