Ex-Qwest Exec Says Nacchio Link Prevents Fair Trial

Law360, New York (May 20, 2010, 2:57 PM EDT) -- A former Qwest Communications International Inc. accountant has renewed his bid to have a separate trial from the company's former chief executive, saying the combination of Joseph Nacchio's criminal insider trading conviction and public opinion would make it impossible to get a fair trial.

In a motion filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, James Kozlowski said the public mood against Nacchio was still so sour 10 years after the accounting fraud at Qwest that any defendant would be unable to...
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