Bill Spivey Pleaded Innocent To First Degree Perjury Charge, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-10


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Bill Spivey Pleaded Innocent To First Degree Perjury Charge NEW YORK, N. Y., June 9 UP.— Bill Spivey, former University of Kentucky basketball star, pleaded innocent today to a first degree perjury charge and was released in ,000 bail by General Sessions Judge Francis L. Valente. Judge Valente told Spivey he would get a trial at the earliest possible time, but indicated it might be at least a month before the case is called. The perjury indictment was handed. up April 24 by the New York grand jury, which investigated the basketball scandal. John Young Brown, Spivey s lawyer, said he was satisfied with the low bail set in Spiveys case and said he hoped the seven-foot center would get a quick trial. He said Spivey needed only 14 credits to graduate but cannot get his degree or a job while the trial is pending.

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