It’s long been known that government prosecutors would be going for lengthy prison terms if they gained convictions in the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) criminal indictment. When they went after former CEO Stewart Parnell’s passport, they tallied up the maximum sentences he would be facing if convicted on all counts. The total came to…

Ahead of today’s pre-trial hearing in the Peanut Corporation of American (PCA) criminal case, government attorneys took 20 pages to explain how they’ve done a good job of providing documents for the defense. However, the defense team today wants U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis Sands to focus on the timing of the latest discovery…

The complex criminal case against four Peanut Corporation of American executives has already been delayed because some of the defense attorneys involved had competing trial work. Now Edward D. Tolley, attorney for defendant Michael Parnell, has asked the court for a leave of absence from Feb. 26 through March 31, 2014, so he can have…