Media mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.
Lord Conrad Black appeared a Chicago federal courtroom Friday morning, for re-sentencing on his 2007 criminal convictions.
Federal prosecutors are moving for the dismissal of several charges against deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has filed a new motion seeking to toss out several corruption charges against him, based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting the use of a federal anti-fraud law.
A federal judge set a new sentencing date in October for convicted political fixer Antoin “Tony” Rezko, a former fundraiser for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they would not seek to retry former media mogul and Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black, after two fraud convictions were tossed out last year by an appellate court.
A federal judge has provided a unique form of ID to convicted media mogul and former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black while he’s out of prison on bail.
Antoin “Tony” Rezko, the notorious former fundraiser for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is seeking a new trial based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
A federal judge says she’ll rule soon on a motion by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan to throw out some of his corruption convictions based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision curtailing the use of an anti-fraud law.
Attorneys for former Gov. George Ryan are in court this morning, trying to win his early release from prison.
A federal appeals court on Friday reversed two of former media mogul Conrad Black’s 2007 fraud convictions — raising at least the possibility he won’t return to prison.
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