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In bribery appeal, circuit judges question official duty of a UN ambassador

By Kelly Swanson

08 November 2018

In bribery appeal, circuit judges question official duty of a UN ambassador Thurgood Marshall courthouse, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York Jim Henderson, Wikimedia Commons

In oral arguments for a Macao billionaire’s appeal against his bribery conviction, circuit judges focused on one question: when is a UN ambassador carrying out an official act?