Nacchio Asks District Court For Continued Release

Law360, New York (March 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Facing the start of his prison sentence, former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joseph Nacchio has asked a federal district court judge to grant his emergency motion for continued release pending the appeal of his insider trading conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Nacchio's attorneys filed the emergency motion in the district court on Wednesday after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit rejected his request for release pending Supreme Court action without prejudice "subject to initial submission of that application to the district...
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