sex trafficking http://wkyufm.org en Tennesee Judge Acquits Three in Sex Trafficking Conspiracy http://wkyufm.org/post/tennesee-judge-acquits-three-sex-trafficking-conspiracy <p>A federal judge on Wednesday overturned the convictions of three men on sex-trafficking charges in an alleged widespread conspiracy that prosecutors said spanned three states. The other six defendants tried in the case had been acquitted previously.</p><p>U.S. District Judge William Haynes said his decision to overrule the jury was based on the government’s failure to prove the men were part of a single, overarching conspiracy. The men had been convicted on a charge of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of children. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:11:53 +0000 Associated Press 23788 at http://wkyufm.org