Mary Wilkerson, who says she was given the title of quality assurance manager for the now-defunct Peanut Corporation of American (PCA), but “apparently not the authority,” wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review her conviction and sentence. Her case was one of three criminal prosecutions in relation to a Salmonella
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The last time criminal case activity involving Peanut Corporation of America took place in an actual courtroom was almost two years ago. That was for the restitution hearing in relation to Salmonella-contaminated food that killed nine and sickened thousands.

The restitution hearing for the company officials was the final action
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PCAlogo_406x250With their clients starting  their second year behind bars, criminal defense attorneys in the Peanut Corporation of America case finally filed briefs asking for those convictions and sentences to be over-turned.

Appellate attorneys for Stewart Parnell, his brother Michael Parnell, and Mary Wilkerson together filed briefs totaling 236 pages on
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Mary Wilkerson will begin her five years of imprisonment on Nov. 3 as the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Thursday denied her motion for release while she appeals her conviction for obstruction of justice. The court’s one-line order merely denies Wilkerson’s motion filed Oct. 8, and it states
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