The court found the judge in Monmouth County did not commit any errors and the sentence given Clement Bilski Jr. was not excessive.
Joseph Bruno’s lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.
An appeals court has ordered a new trial for Zachary Gibian, who was convicted of killing his stepfather with a samurai sword in 2006.