US District Judge Barbara Jones Tuesday delayed the start of former WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers' trial until January. Jones also denied a defense motion for a change of venue. Read the order [PDF]. Ebbers faces fraud and conspiracy charges in connection with WorldCom's collapse, the largest bankruptcy in US history. AP has more.
Previously on JURIST's Paper Chase...
- BREAKING NEWS ~ New charges filed against former WorldCom CEO
- Ebbers pleads not guilty in WorldCom accounting scandal
- Ebbers turns himself in to FBI after securities fraud indictment
- BREAKING NEWS ~ Former WorldCom CEO Ebbers indicted on federal charges