July 17, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Monday denied a new trial for former chief executive officer of HealthSouth Richard Scrushy. The decision upheld Scrushy's 2006 conviction of exchanging $500,000 with former Alabama governor Don Siegelman for a seat on Alabama's Certificate of ...[read more]
May 11, 2011
by Aman Kakar
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday reversed two bribery charges against former Alabama governor Don Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy and remanded the case for re-sentencing. The court upheld counts for federal funds bribery, depriving others of honest ...[read more]
May 17, 2009
by Eszter Bardi
The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday denied the petition of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman (D) and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy for an en banc rehearing of their convictions on charges of corruption. The petitioners cited as grounds for rehearing the court... ...[read more]
March 7, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
A three judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Friday upheld the 2006 convictions of former Alabama governor Don Siegelman (D) and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on federal bribery and corruption charges. The reversed two counts of mail fraud against Siegelman ...[read more]
July 10, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Former White House advisor Karl Rove Wednesday refused to testify before a scheduled Thursday hearing of the US House Judiciary Committee in defiance of a subpoena. In May, the committee subpoenaed Rove to testify concerning any involvement in the prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don ...[read more]
April 17, 2008
by Nick Fiske
The US House Judiciary Committee Thursday called upon former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove to testify concerning any involvement in the prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman on federal corruption charges in 2005. In a letter to Rove, the committee expressed concern ...[read more]
March 29, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman (D) was released from federal prison Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that he was not a flight risk while his appeal of his fraud and bribery conviction is pending. The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit made the ruling Thursday, which ...[read more]
July 16, 2007
by Gabriel Haboubi
A bipartisan group of 44 former US state attorneys general have asked the US House and Senate Judiciary Committees to investigate whether the prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman (D), was politically motivated, according to Monday reports. Last month, Alabama attorney Jill Simpson... ...[read more]
June 28, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman (D) was sentenced to over seven years in prison for bribery and obstruction of justice Thursday. Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy were convicted in June 2006 on federal bribery and fraud charges. Siegelman was convicted on 10 counts, ...[read more]
October 2, 2006
by Melissa Bancroft
A federal judge Monday denied motions by former Alabama governor Don Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to overturn their corruption convictions. US District Judge Mark Fuller ruled there was substantial evidence to back jury verdicts against them.In June 2006, Siegel... ...[read more]

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