8th Circ. Won't Rethink New Trial For Agriprocessors CEO

Law360, New York (November 3, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit refused Thursday to rehear a decision upholding the denial of a new trial to a former Agriprocessors Inc. CEO convicted of 86 counts of financial fraud following a sweeping immigration raid on a kosher slaughterhouse in Iowa.

The appeals court denied Sholom Rubashkin's petitions for a rehearing en banc or by panel in a three-sentence order, leaving intact a three-judge panel's Sept. 16 ruling that upheld a lower court's denial of a new trial to the convicted ex-CEO.

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