Prosecutors Blast Evidence In Scrushy Retrial Bid

Law360 (October 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Richard M. Scrushy’s attorney said Monday that he has not been daunted by prosecutors’ scathing response to the former HealthSouth chief executive’s motion for a new trial.

Arthur W. Leach said he remained confident in the argument that Scrushy and former Alabama governor Don Siegelman deserved a new trial.

“Based on the case law as I’ve read it, I think it’s strong,” Leach said.

The timing of a ruling on Siegelman and Scrushy’s motion for new trial—based in part on anonymous mailings of e-mail printouts purporting...
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