The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Tuesday reversed civil rights convictions for a onetime aide to former Gov. Chris Christie and a former Port Authority official charged with orchestrating the now-infamous Bridgegate scheme, but upheld convictions for wire fraud and misuse of agency property.
The ruling means that two of the seven counts of the indictment charging Bridget Anne Kelly and William Baroni Jr. with arranging the politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in September 2013 are vacated, but the others remain.
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