3rd Circ. Must Uphold Morgan Crucible CEO Verdict: DOJ

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 6:09 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has told the Third Circuit it must uphold the 18-month sentence of former Morgan Crucible Co. PLC CEO Ian Norris, convicted of conspiring to obstruct justice in a price-fixing investigation of the carbon products industry.

Norris was guilty of the charges, the jury received proper instructions and the district court did not make a mistake by allowing Morgan's defense attorney to testify at trial, the agency contended in a brief filed Feb. 11 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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