Rigases' Attorney Asks Judge To Rethink Sentence

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court decision that overturned one count of the conviction of former Adelphia Communications Corp. executives John and Timothy Rigas mandates a de novo review of the sentence imposed by the district judge in the case, an attorney for the Rigases has argued.

Attorneys for the Rigases said Thursday that a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to vacate the former executives' conviction on count 23 of the 24-count indictment means that the U.S. District Court of for the...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.