Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Found Guilty On Corruption Charges
UPDATE on July 18, 2014:
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin filed a formal notice of appeal Tuesday in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 criminal counts and a prison sentence of 10 years.
The brief notice said the appeal will cover the verdict, the sentence, and an order that Nagin forfeit over $500,000 acquired illegally, as well as court rulings prior to the verdict.
The notice was filed in U.S. District Court, and the appeal will be considered by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.