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Trump pardons ex-business partner and former media mogul Conrad Black
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a disgraced media mogul who recently wrote a wrote a book about Trump's triumphs. Black was convicted in 2007 on fraud charges, including alleged embezzlement, and obstr (More)
Conrad Black moves to dismiss remaining conviction
The lawyers for media magnate Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive] on Monday filed a motion in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to dismiss the remainder of their client's convictions because the prosecution ha (More)
Conrad Black released from prison
Media magnate Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive] was released from federal prison in Florida Friday but remains in US custody pending removal proceedings. It remains unclear [National Post report] how long Black will be held by US offic (More)
Supreme Court hears arguments on eyewitness identification
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases on Wednesday. In Perry v. New Hampshire [transcript, PDF; JURIST report], the court considered whether the due process protections against unreliable identification evidence apply to all ident (More)
New Jersey high court creates new guidelines for eyewitness evidence
The New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that eyewitness-based evidence should be treated more cautiously by New Jersey courts, issuing new guidelines for judges. The court instructed that judges in future cases should hold pretrial hearing (More)
Conrad Black to return to prison for one year
Media magnate Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive] was ordered to return to prison by the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday, to serve 13 more months of his 42 month sentence. Judge Amy St. Eve , his origin (More)
Supreme Court to hear suspect identification case, rejects Conrad Black appeal
The US Supreme Court [official website; JURIST news archive] on Tuesday granted certiorari in a case over a suspect identification but rejected the appeal of Canadian-born media magnate Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive] over a fair tr (More)
Mogul Conrad Black returns to court for status hearing
Media magnate Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive] returned to the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Thursday for a status hearing before judge Amy St. Eve . St. Eve will begin the process of deciding whether to f (More)
Federal appeals court declines to reconsider Conrad Black appeal
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday declined to reconsider the appeal of Canadian-born media mogul Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive]. In October, a three-judge panel upheld two [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] of Bl (More)
Federal appeals court upholds 2 of 4 Conrad Black convictions
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Friday upheld two of four convictions [opinion, PDF; oral argument, MP3] of Canadian-born media mogul Conrad Black [CBC profile; JURIST news archive], one for fraud and one for obstruction of justi (More)
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