U.S. Asks For En Banc Hearing In Nacchio Case

Law360, New York (May 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government is asking for another at bat in the insider trading case of the former chief executive of Qwest Communications International Inc., requesting a hearing before all the judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

In a brief filed with the court Wednesday, prosecutors told the appeals court that it should take a look at the 2-1 decision of the panel in March that overturned Joseph Nacchio's conviction. The appeals court told Nacchio's attorneys on Thursday to respond to the...
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