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Appeals judge questions why McDonnell should apply to Guinean bribery law

By Kelly Swanson

09 October 2018

Appeals judge questions why McDonnell should apply to Guinean bribery law
The Manhattan courthouse where the appeal hearing was heard. iStockphoto.com/Starcevic

A Manhattan federal appeals judge seemed unconvinced by a former African mining minister’s argument that Guinean anti-bribery laws should be subject to the same limitations as US federal bribery statutes.