Posts tagged "Lon Monk"

Blago defense counsel "strongly considering" putting Blagojevich on the stand. Blago won't testify, says former Prosecutor Safer

Defense Counsel Sheldon Sorosky and Aaron Goldstein, chatting with the media outside the Dirksen Federal building in the Chicago Loop yesterday afternoon, stated they are “strongly considering,” putting former Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich on the stand next week when the Defense puts on its case. Sorosky told Judge Zagel yesterday he anticipated the Blagojevich defense... Read more »

As Lon Monk sings at Blagojevich retrial, does Rod Blagojevich go down for the count?

As I wrote here, political corruption quid pro quos often are heard to prove because those involved in auctioning off state action benefits know better than to connect the state action they are offering with the campaign contributions they want. In other words, it pays to have a little finesse if you want to avoid successful... Read more »
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