San Francisco Appeals Court Overturns Conviction of Ex-Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry for Lying to Feds

San Francisco Appeals Court Overturns Conviction of Ex-Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry for Lying to Feds

Surprisingly, on December 26, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, located in San Francisco, unanimously overturned former Republican Representative Jeff Fortenberry’s conviction. In March 2022, Fortenberry, at sixty-two, announced his resignation from the House following his conviction for falsifying documents and withholding information from federal officials. Fortenberry was improperly tried in Los Angeles rather than … Read more