Labor: Jimmy & the Jury

Hard-eyed Teamster Boss Jimmy Hoffa seems to get into and out of hot water almost as regularly as a wash-and-wear shirt. He has been on trial in federal courts four times in the past six years, escaping with two acquittals and two hung juries. Last week fresh difficulties with the Feds descended upon Hoffa: a federal grand jury in Nashville, Tenn., indicted him on charges that he "did unlawfully, willfully and knowingly" conspire with six co-conspirators to influence members of a jury. The alleged jury tampering occurred while...

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