Original Story 1:54 a.m-12/2/2006
Attorneys for Richard Scrushy, in what appears to be preparation for eventual appeal to the
11th Circuit, say federal District Judge Mark Fuller's inquiry into the possible introduction of extrinsic evidence into the jury process was "insufficient to explore the entire picture of the jury's exposure." More >>
Original Filed 4:42 p.m./12/01/2006
In compliance with Judge Mark Fuller's order to file final briefs regarding the exposure of jurors to extrinsic information during their service as jurors in the corruption trial involving former Governor Don Siegelman and businessman Richard Scrushy by 5 p.m. today, attorneys for the former governor say the conduct in particular of jurors 7 and 40 warrant a new trial for their client.More >> Well, well, well. As much as we try not to be part of the news it now appears WSFA's Courtroom Chronicles has become part of the official court record in the Siegelman/Scrushy corruption trial. Early Friday afternoon Judge Fuller granted the motion to supplement the record in the case.More >>
Continuing Coverage: Richard Scrushy/Don Siegelman
Ongoing coverage of events related to businessman Richard Scrushy and former Governor Don Siegelman in the post-trial phase of the government corruption trial and other legal proceedings.More >> Ongoing coverage of events related to businessman Richard Scrushy and former Governor Don Siegelman in the post-trial phase of the government corruption trial and other legal proceedings.More >>
In a letter to the Alabama State University Board of Trustees Governor Robert Bentley asked that board chairman Elton Dean and vice-chairman Judge Marvin Wiggins resignMore >> In two separate letters sent to the Alabama State University Board of Trustees Tuesday morning, Governor Robert Bentley asked that Board Chairman Elton Dean and Vice-Chairman Judge Marvin Wiggins resign.
A train bearing the bodies of the people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.More >> A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow...More >> Authorities are looking for a swimmer who's missing in dangerous surf on the Alabama coast. Gulf Shores police received a distress call about a male juvenile who was in distress in the water about 4 p.m.More >> The body of a teenager who went missing Sunday in dangerous surf off the Alabama coast has been located, WPMI-TV reports.
Israel bombed five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the late Hamas military chief across the Gaza Strip early Tuesday, a Gaza police official said, as the U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state...More >> A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S. and some European and Canadian airlines to cancel flights to Tel Aviv - a reflection of high...More >> A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles.More >> A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed - by beetles.More >>
Kilborn: "...If Your Honor would include in extraneous information any text messaging that they received about the case and not just e-mails, but text messaging. And the last one would be that obviouslyMore >> Examination of Juror 22
BY THE COURT
(complies) I am going to hand you what has been marked as Court's Exhibit 1, and I know that that has your name on that exhibit. IMore >> Juror 30 (Patial, More shortly) Q. During the time that you were serving as a juror did any other juror say or do anything that caused you to believe that he or she may have been exposed to extraneousMore >> Juror 38
BY THE COURT
Good morning. Let me start off by again thanking you for your appearance today. I have handed you what has been marked as Court's Exhibit 2, and I believe you have already seenMore >> Juror 66 (Excerpt taken from official transcript.) Q. Speak into the microphone so that we can hear you if you would, please, Juror Number 66. Did anyone other than another juror try to influence yourMore >>