Ex-McKesson Chair Asks High Court To Toss Guilty Verdict

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 8:58 PM EST) -- Convicted securities fraudster Charles McCall, the former chairman of health care company McKesson Corp., this month asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his 2009 jury verdict, claiming a lower court judge improperly instructed the jury to consider whether McCall "recklessly disregarded" warnings about accounting improprieties at the company.

The appeal for a writ of certiorari, filed on Jan. 18, follows McCall's failure in July to get the guilty verdict overturned in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals based on his argument that a U.S. District...
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