Conrad Black applies for bail

CBC News

Conrad Black has applied for bail with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago.

In a filing late Tuesday, lawyers for the Montreal-born media baron argued that he should be released immediately in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in late June that set aside his fraud convictions.

Black’s conviction for obstruction of justice remains in place. The appeal court will now decide whether to have a hearing on his bail request while it decides whether to overturn his fraud convictions in light of the Supreme Court’s decision. It is not yet known when that might happen.

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