The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the criminal convictions of two aides to former Gov. Chris Christie for their role in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal known as Bridgegate.
In reversing the convictions of Bridget Kelly and co-defendant William Baroni Jr., the court said in a unanimous ruling written by Justice Elena Kagan that they could not have violated two federal fraud laws because their scheme did not seek to obtain money or property.
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