Siegelman, Scrushy led off in shackles and cuffs Marshals applied shackles, chains and cuffs to Richard Scrushy’s and Don Siegelman’s ankles and wrists as though they were violent criminals. Don writes from prison that he “. . . could tell from Fuller’s anger and demeanor from the bench that he was going to sentence me to some prison time. When he said eighty-eight months, and before I couldn’t even divide it by twelve, I was being taken out a side door, shackled, chained and handcuffed. . .“ A stunned courtroom watched Don Siegelman and Richard Scrushy rushed out of the courtroom directly after the sentencing. Scrushy’s wife, Leslie and his children cried quietly upon hearing the […]
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