Ex-Tyco Bosses Take Convictions To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (April 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Dennis Kozlowski and Mark Swartz, the former Tyco International Ltd. executives convicted in 2005 of a massive accounting fraud, have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn their criminal convictions based on a trial court's refusal to let the defendants see materials from the company's internal investigation into the scandal.

Former CEO Kozlowski, 62, and former Chief Financial Officer Swartz, 48, filed a joint petition for certiorari with the high court Friday.

The two argue that the case "presents a direct and increasingly frequent collision between...
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