Media Mogul Lord Black Says Govt. Didn't Prove Case

Law360, New York (August 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Convicted media mogul Lord Conrad Black has asked a judge to overturn the verdict and acquit him or grant him a new trial, saying the government had insufficient evidence to convict him.

In motions filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, attorneys for Black attacked the prosecution's case. “The government is required to submit evidence from which a rational juror could conclude the defendant's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Such evidence must give rise to more than speculation and possibilities...
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