Posts tagged "appeals court"

Vrdolyak probation sentence too soft, says court

Federal appeals court in Chicago calls for resentencing, saying that the probation that Vrdolyak is just a “slap on the wrist” and wouldn’t deter the former aldermen from repeating his offense. The AP story is here, in Crain’s.

John McCain to vote his conscience

Before we jump on Sen. John McCain’s (R-Ariz.) bones for supposedly disrespecting the Miguel Estrada Hispanic community by announcing today that he is opposing the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor, perhaps we should review the record. The same folks who today can conceive of no other reason why conservatives oppose Sotomayor than their supposed loathing of... Read more »
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