Feds Wait On High Court For Conrad Black Retrial

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 5:21 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they would hold off retrying Conrad Black on two fraud convictions dismissed by the Seventh Circuit last year while the media mogul appeals the remaining two convictions in the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Also Thursday, Judge Amy St. Eve of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois set a June 24 sentencing date for the fraud and obstruction of justice convictions that still stand in the case during an in-court status conference.

In December, the U.S....
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