Judge Delays Recusal Ruling For Siegelman, Scrushy

Law360, New York (November 24, 2010, 1:54 PM EST) -- A federal judge has delayed a ruling on whether to recuse the judge who oversaw the public corruption trial of former HealthSouth Corp. CEO Richard Scrushy and former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman from deciding whether the men should get a new trial because of a juror e-mail scandal.

Judge Robert Hinkle in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama said he would wait for an appeals court to review Scrushy and Siegelman’s cases following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to vacate their convictions,...
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