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How Previous Political Corruption Cases Could Affect Brian Joyce

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Former Massachusetts State Sen. Brian Joyce is surrounded by reporters as he leaves the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Worcester, Mass., Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.
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Brian Joyce, the former state senator representing Milton, faces more than 100 criminal charges alleging he turned his public office into the focal point of a lucrative criminal enterprise, according to a 102-page federal indictment filed last week.

Morning Edition’s Joe Mathieu spoke with WGBH legal analyst and Northeastern Law Professor Daniel Medwed about those charges and the possible role a Supreme Court ruling on an unrelated political corruption case could play in determining Joyce's future. 

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