Judge upholds jury's conviction of Arkansas treasurer; defense claimed it wasn't federal case

  • by: CHRISTINA HUYNH , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 15, 2014 - 7:05 PM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.

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