Rigases' Attorney Asks Judge To Rethink Sentence

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court decision that overturned one count of the conviction of former Adelphia Communications Corp. executives John and Timothy Rigas mandates a de novo review of the sentence imposed by the district judge in the case, an attorney for the Rigases has argued.

Attorneys for the Rigases said Thursday that a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to vacate the former executives' conviction on count 23 of the 24-count indictment means that the U.S. District Court of for the...
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