Conrad Black Freed on $2 Million Bail
After serving two years of his sentence, Conrad Black has been freed on $2 million bail.
His attorney Miguel Estrada had said he expected his client to return to his home in Palm Beach.
Is that Miguel Estrada who former President Bush wanted on the U.S. Court of Appeals? Yes.
Black's conviction for honest services fraud was vacated in June following the Supreme Court decision placing limits on the use of the statute. In Black's case, the jury instructions used an improper interpretation of the statute and that the fraud did not involve bribes or kickbacks. [More...]
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