Don Siegelman, Richard Scrushy lawyers argue in Florida court to have convictions tossed
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Jan 20, 2011 | 1206 views |  0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

Lawyers for former Gov. Don Siegelman and former HealthSouth Corp. chief executive Richard Scrushy asked a federal appeals court today to reverse their convictions in a political corruption case, arguing that a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling nullified several of the most serious charges.

Siegelman, accompanied by his wife and son, joined the audience in a packed courtroom at the federal courthouse in Jacksonville as a 3-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments from his attorneys and from federal prosecutors.

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