Judge summons lawyers in Scrushy case

Judge summons lawyers in Scrushy case

[JURIST] With the jury still unable to reach a verdict [JURIST report] and former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy [JURIST news archive] unwilling to cut a deal [JURIST report] in his trial for accounting fraud, US District Judge Karon Bowdre summoned lawyers from both sides for a closed-door meeting Wednesday. Jurors earlier resumed deliberating after a two-day break, caused by one juror's undisclosed emergency and another's illness. Jury deliberations have been on and off for over a month. AP has more.