Eddie Perez

Connecticut's Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that threw out the corruption convictions of former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez.

Conn. court to hear convicted ex-mayor's appeal

Feb 18, 2013
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's second-highest court will hear arguments in the case of former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez who's appealing his five corruption convictions.

The hearing before the state Appellate Court is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday. Perez's arguments include insufficient evidence and mistakes made by the trial court judge.