Supreme Court Rebuffs Conrad Black Appeal

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 1:33 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review former media magnate Conrad Black's conviction for securities fraud and obstruction of justice, sending him back to a Chicago district court for resentencing.

Last year, the high court vacated Black's conviction for mail fraud in light of its ruling in the case of Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling that the honest services statute applies only to cases of bribery or kickbacks. But on Tuesday, the Supreme Court declined to again consider Black's case and hear his appeal...
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