US Atty Had Conflict In Bribery Probe, Ex-Ala. Gov. Claims

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 2:49 PM EDT) -- Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman on Monday urged the Eleventh Circuit to declare a new trial in his long-running corruption case, alleging the head of the U.S. Attorney’s Office failed to fully recuse herself from the case in 2002 despite having ties to Siegelman’s political opponents.

Siegelman, a Democrat who is serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence over an alleged bribery scheme with HealthSouth Corp. founder Richard Scrushy, said in an opening brief that a conflict of interest should have disqualified then-U.S. Attorney for the Middle...
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