7th Circ. Won't Revisit Conrad Black Convictions

Law360, New York (December 17, 2010, 3:56 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court on Friday refused to reconsider former Hollinger International Inc. executive Conrad Black's convictions for fraud and obstruction of justice.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit denied Black's motion for a rehearing before the entire court without explanation. In October, a three-judge panel for the court unanimously reversed two of Black's fraud convictions but allowed the other two counts against him to stand.

Black's attorney, Miguel Estrada of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, vowed to petition the U.S. Supreme Court...
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