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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Eli Zohar
An Israeli court cleared former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday of the central charges in a multicase corruption trial that forced him from power, but it convicted him of a lesser charge of breach of trust.
Olmert's lawyer, Eli Zohar, said there was no legal precedent for jail time on a single count of breach of trust.
He said the conviction amounted to an ethical breach, rather than a legal crime.