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Bruno trial: May at earliest

84-year-old recovering from cancer surgery

Former Senator Majority Leader Joe Bruno appears in federal court with his lawyers in Albany on Thursday, May 3, 2012, for a second federal indictment.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Former Senator Majority Leader Joe Bruno appears in federal court with his lawyers in Albany on Thursday, May 3, 2012, for a second federal indictment.
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A new federal trial for former state Senate majority leader Joseph Bruno won’t happen before May, the presiding judge said at a status conference Friday. U.S. District Court Judge Gary L. Sharpe told attorneys that the earliest to conduct a trial would be May 12, 2014 — although he didn’t rule out transferring the case to a different judge. Bruno’s trial was originally scheduled to start Dec. 2, but was already postponed as the 84-year-old ...


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wmarincic
November 23, 2013
6:57 a.m.

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Really? Let the poor guy live out his last couple years in peace, what is to be gained by wasting millions of dollars. Why not go after the crooks like Sheldon Silver that keep paying off rape victims of his staff to keep quiet... Oh wait, Silver's a democrat. Sorry, what was I thinking?

Santino
November 25, 2013
10:22 a.m.

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The fellow just on Bruno's right, looks like John Cleese.

rsmall803
November 25, 2013
12:31 p.m.

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your forgetting bruno is a big crook too. but justice will be wasted on him.

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