June 5, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
The lawyers for media magnate Conrad Black on Monday filed a motion in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to dismiss the remainder of their client's convictions because the prosecution had deprived him of his right to an attorney. Black argued that the government, among ...[read more]
May 4, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Media magnate Conrad Black was released from federal prison in Florida Friday but remains in US custody pending removal proceedings. It remains unclear how long Black will be held by US officials or where he will be deported. He is a UK citizen, but he has been granted at a temporary resident ...[read more]
November 3, 2011
by John Paul Putney
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases on Wednesday. In Perry v. New Hampshire, the court considered whether the due process protections against unreliable identification evidence apply to all identifications or only when the suggestive circumstances were orchestrated by the ...[read more]
June 24, 2011
by Julia Zebley
Media magnate Conrad Black was ordered to return to prison by the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday, to serve 13 more months of his 42 month sentence. Judge Amy St. Eve, his original sentencing judge, said that although she was impressed by Black's rehabilitative ...[read more]
May 31, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday granted certiorari in a case over a suspect identification but rejected the appeal of Canadian-born media magnate Conrad Black over a fair trial. The court will hear Perry v. New Hampshire, in which Barion Perry is challenging his conviction for breaking into a car ...[read more]
January 13, 2011
by Daniel Richey
Media magnate Conrad Black returned to the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Thursday for a status hearing before judge Amy St. Eve. St. Eve will begin the process of deciding whether to free the Canadian-born newspaper tycoon for time served, or re-sentence him on fraud ...[read more]
December 17, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday declined to reconsider the appeal of Canadian-born media mogul Conrad Black. In October, a three-judge panel upheld two of Black's four convictions, one for fraud and one for obstruction of justice. The court held that the other two fraud ...[read more]
October 29, 2010
by Drew Singer
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday upheld two of four convictions of Canadian-born media mogul Conrad Black, one for fraud and one for obstruction of justice. The court held that the other two fraud charges must be dismissed after the US Supreme Court upheld the "honest ...[read more]
July 20, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Monday granted a request for bail by Canadian-born media mogul Conrad Black. The court granted bail following last month's ruling by the US Supreme Court in Black v. United States which vacated the conviction of the former chairman and CEO of ...[read more]
June 24, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The US Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in Skilling v. United States that the honest services doctrine is not unconstitutionally vague under a limited construction of the statute and that the district court adequately detected and diffused juror prejudice in the pre-trial publ... ...[read more]

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