Scrushy Wants Judge Out In Corruption Sentencing

Law360, New York (June 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Former HealthSouth Corp. CEO Richard Scrushy has asked an appeals court to remove the judge presiding over the sentencing in his corruption trial, claiming that the Judge Mark Fuller failed to disclose a potential conflict of interest.

In a motion filed on Wednesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Scrushy’s lawyers alleged that Fuller, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, did not disclose that he owned stock in a company that has a contract with...
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