A former Arkansas judge was sentenced to 10years in prison on Thursday in a federal court in Little Rockafter he pleaded guilty to lowering the amount of damages a juryawarded in a civil suit in exchange for campaign contributions.
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Michael Maggio, 54, a former state district judge, reached a plea deal in 2015 where he admitted to receiving the bribes to reduce a $5.2 million judgment in a civil negligence case against a nursing home company to $1 million, according to court papers.
Maggio met with an unidentified person who said he could provide about $50,000 in campaign funds in return for a favorable ruling in the civil case, the papers said.
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