Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that Robert Coplan would not remain free pending his appeal to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Stein has allowed all four men to stay out on bail pending appeal.

Southern District of New York Judge Sidney Stein gave a special assignment to two lawyers he sentenced Thursday in connection with the Ernst & Young tax shelter scandal: Go forth and spread the word about the consequences of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service.

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