Judge Pushes Back WalMart Exec's Resentencing

Law360, New York (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A district court judge has put on hold the resentencing of former WalMart Stores Inc. executive Thomas Coughlin until the U.S. Supreme Court hands down a decision in a case that may change the way judges determine criminal sentences.

In a letter submitted to Judge Robert T. Dawson of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, attorneys for Coughlin asked the judge to push back the former executive's resentencing hearing until the Supreme Court has handed down a decision in Gall v. United...
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