US Supreme Court overturns fraud convictions in Kelly v. United States

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court overturned the criminal convictions of Bridget Anne Kelly and William Baroni for crimes relating to a 2013 incident involving allegedly politically motivated traffic chaos at a major bridge access from New Jersey to Manhattan. Kelly, then-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s deputy chief of staff, and Baroni, then the deputy executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, were both previously convicted of fraud for their actions.