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A judge who sentenced Hoboken political hopeful Francis Raia to zero to six months behind bars on convictions for bribing voters misapplied the sentencing guidelines, a federal appeals court has ruled.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted a request from prosecutors to send the case back to the trial judge for a second look at sentencing.

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P.J. D'Annunzio

Reporter at the Legal Intelligencer covering public corruption, federal courts, and breaking news.

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