US court blocks Black return to Canada before sentencing Brett Murphy at 10:40 AM ET
[JURIST] US District Judge Amy St. Eve [official profile] ruled in Chicago Wednesday that Canadian-born financier and former media mogul Conrad Black [JURIST news archive] may stay out on bail until his November 30 sentencing but denied a request to allow him to return to his home in Toronto. During the bail hearing, prosecutors argued that Black was a flight risk based on allegations that he misled the court while posting collateral for bail. St. Eve disagreed, but would not allow him to return to Canada because of concerns that Black might fight extradition back to the US for sentencing.
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