Austin “Jack” DeCoster

On Thanksgiving eve, 83-year-old Austin “Jack” DeCoster surrendered to federal prison authorities in Massachusetts, about 40 miles west of Boston.

DeCoster traveled from his home in Turner, ME, about 170 miles north of the “administratively secure” Federal Medical Center – Devens (FMC Devens), a unit of the…

Peter DeCoster, the 54-year old son of the one-time egg baron Austin “Jack” DeCoster, is set to be released Monday from the Federal Medical Center in Rochester, MN, a facility operated by the federal Bureau of Prisons.

DeCoster served 90 days in federal custody. Now its his 83-year-old father’s turn to surrender himself to serve…

Peter DeCoster has been  incarcerated in the Federal Medical Center (FMC) at Rochester, MN.

FMC Rochester is a federal prison for male inmates requiring specialized or long-term medical or mental health care. As an administrative facility of the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), it holds inmates of all security classifications.

DeCoster, 54, was sentenced to…

To all the names people have called Austin “Jack” DeCoster — “habitual offender,” “bad egg,” “authoritarian” and “notorious” are among those often mentioned — add one more: “inmate.”

After  losing at the federal appellate court level and being unable to obtain sentencing review by the U.S. Supreme Court, the man who once may have been…

I can hear a bit of silence in the board rooms of America.

Monday the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeals of Austin “Jack” DeCoster and his son, Peter DeCoster, without comment.

egg men illustration DeCosterIn April 2015 U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett sentenced the DeCosters to prison, saying they knew or should have known about…

The Supreme Court has granted the government an extra 30 days to respond to request that the high court review a ruling by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld three-month sentences for two former egg executives who were linked to a massive Salmonella outbreak. The new deadline for the Office of the…

Justice Samuel Alito has extended the filing deadline for a petition for a writ of certiorari in the appeal of jail sentences for one-time egg producers Austin (Jack) DeCoster and his son Peter DeCoster.

Alito set Jan. 10, 2017, as the new deadline for the DeCoster’s attorney, Peter D. Keisler, to file the writ with…

A timely petition for certiorari is going to keep Austin “Jack” DeCoster, 82, and his son, Peter DeCoster, 52, out of jail, at least for several more months while the U.S. Supreme Court decides if it is interested in their case.

supremecourtofus_406x250The high court is being asked to decide if a corporate official without specific…

It looks like Austin “Jack” DeCoster and son Peter DeCoster will both be wintering at the federal prison in Yankton, SD. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied petitions from the DeCosters who were both seeking a rehearing en banc or a rehearing by a three-judge panel. Only Chief Judge William Jay Riley and…

The sole question remaining before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals is whether the federal jail sentences imposed on Austin “Jack” DeCoster and Peter DeCoster are lawful in light of the findings at sentences.

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Austin “Jack” DeCoster, left, and his son Peter DeCoster.
In a newly filed response to the DeCosters’…