Friday, June 6, 2008

Conrad Black Appeal Heard by 7th Circuit

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals listened to arguments in the Conrad Black appeal. The panel included Hon. Richard Posner.  Here are stories describing the oral argument -

Chicago Tribune (AP) -   Black's attorneys tell court his trial wasn't fair

Susan Chandler, Chicago Tribune - Judges appear cool to Black appeal - Media baron didn't steal, attorneys says

Conrad Black, former newspaper publisher, was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison and he was incarcerated prior to the resolution of his appeal (see here and here).

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