Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman http://apr.org en 11th Circuit To Hold Arguments In Siegelman Case http://apr.org/post/11th-circuit-hold-arguments-siegelman-case <p></p><p>The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has tentatively scheduled oral arguments this summer in former Gov. Don Siegelman's effort to overturn his conviction in a government corruption case.</p><p>The appellate court said arguments would be heard the week of July 28.</p><p>A federal jury in 2006 convicted Siegelman and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on bribery and other charges. Prosecutors said Scrushy bribed Siegelman for a spot on a state regulatory board with donations to Siegelman's 1999 lottery campaign.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:17:03 +0000 The Associated Press 50435 at http://apr.org 11th Circuit To Hold Arguments In Siegelman Case Court Rejects Ex-HealthSouth CEO Scrushy's Appeal http://apr.org/post/court-rejects-ex-healthsouth-ceo-scrushys-appeal <p></p><p>The Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on bribery and fraud charges.</p><p>The justices had no comment Monday on their order rejecting Scrushy's appeal of his 2006 conviction for arranging $500,000 in donations to former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman's lottery campaign. In return, Siegelman appointed Scrushy to a state hospital regulatory board. Scrushy argued that he should get a new trial because of judicial and juror bias.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:08:21 +0000 The Associated Press 45719 at http://apr.org Court Rejects Ex-HealthSouth CEO Scrushy's Appeal Ex-Ala. CEO Barred From Assuming Executive Role http://apr.org/post/ex-ala-ceo-barred-assuming-executive-role <p></p><p>A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that a former HealthSouth CEO is unfit to lead a new public company.</p><p>A U.S. District Court judge denied a request by ex-HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to lift a sanction prohibiting him from assuming an executive position in companies that sell securities to the public.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:17:47 +0000 The Associated Press 36936 at http://apr.org Ex-Ala. CEO Barred From Assuming Executive Role Siegelman Asks Appeals Court For New Trial http://apr.org/post/siegelman-asks-appeals-court-new-trial <p></p><p>Former Gov. Don Siegelman is asking a federal appeals court to grant him a new trial on his 2006 bribery conviction.</p><p>Siegelman's attorneys filed papers with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals arguing that the case was tainted by the U.S. attorney in Montgomery having ties to Republican politics. They also argued that the trial judge erred in sentencing the former Democratic governor.</p><p>Former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy, who was convicted with Siegelman, raised the U.S. attorney argument in his appeal, and it was rejected by the 11th Circuit last month.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 21:06:58 +0000 The Associated Press 36934 at http://apr.org Siegelman Asks Appeals Court For New Trial Former HealthSouth CEO Scrushy Loses Appeal http://apr.org/post/former-healthsouth-ceo-scrushy-loses-appeal <P>A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy to get a new trial on bribery charges.</P> <P>The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals let stand Scrushy's 2006 conviction for arranging $500,000 in donations to former Gov. Don Siegelman's lottery campaign in return for Siegelman appointing him to a state hospital regulatory board. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:42:51 +0000 The Associated Press 34247 at http://apr.org Former HealthSouth CEO Scrushy Loses Appeal Court to Hear Scrushy Appeal in Corruption Case http://apr.org/post/court-hear-scrushy-appeal-corruption-case <P>A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments as former Health South CEO Richard Scrushy appeals a lower court decision denying his request for a new trial of his 2006 conviction in a government corruption case.</P> <DIV> <P>Former Alabama Gov Don Siegelman was also found guilty in that case and is serving a sentence in a federal prison in Louisiana. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:31:04 +0000 The Associated Press 26965 at http://apr.org Court to Hear Scrushy Appeal in Corruption Case Former Alabama Governor Headed to Federal Court http://apr.org/post/former-alabama-governor-headed-federal-court <p>Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman heads back to federal court in Montgomery today for a new sentencing hearing for his conviction on bribery and other charges.</p><p>A judge will decide Siegelman&#39;s new sentence and could order the 66-year-old former governor to immediately return to federal prison after more than four years of freedom.<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p><p>Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 13:24:19 +0000 The Associated Press 15584 at http://apr.org Former Alabama Governor Headed to Federal Court