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Attorneys for Jimmy Dimora, a former county commissioner and former chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party argue before appeals court, say 28-year sentence was too harsh, Judge Lioi is biased, community activists agree, say the judge mistreated former judge Steven Terry, who is Black and whom she also sentenced

Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora,  also the former chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party By  Kathy Wray Coleman,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. (Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative and political journalist and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press) ) /   ( ) CINCINNATI, Ohio-Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, also a former chair of the powerful Cuyahoga County Democratic Party,  is asking a federal appeals court to reverse his convictions on 32 corruption-related charges, including racketeering, and his attorneys want a new trial. Oral arguments were held yesterday morning before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, which will issue its ruling in upcoming