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Former Boston Green Party City Councilor Chuck Turner Sentenced to Three Years

Boston.com via Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch (excerpt):

A federal judge today sentenced Chuck Turner to three years behind bars for accepting a $1,000 bribe, a stinging rebuke to the former Boston city councilor.

US District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock rejected an appeal for leniency by defense attorneys, who had asked that the 70-year-old civil rights crusader receive probation and be spared prison because of his more than four decades of service as a community activist and elected official.… Read more ...