Rod Blagojevich Plans To Appeal 14-Year Prison SentenceRod Blagojevich's lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month.
Blagojevich Supporter Starts Petition Asking Obama To Grant ClemencyAn Elmwood Park man has started a petition drive asking President Barack Obama to grant clemency to Rod Blagojevich, after a federal judge declined reduce the disgraced former governor’s 14-year prison sentence.
Rod Blagojevich Gets 14 Years Again At ResentencingA federal judge declined to reduce Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence Tuesday, despite the former governor’s apology from prison.
In Letter, Patti Blagojevich Begs Judge To Reduce Former Governor's Prison SentenceThe wife of ex-Gov. Rob Blagojevich is among those vouching for Rod Blagojevich, who has a re-sentencing hearing on Tuesday.
Blagojevich Re-Sentencing Hearing Tuesday; Patti Expected To Make Statement Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's re-sentencing on 13 corruption convictions is scheduled for 10:30 a.m.
Blagojevich To Appear For Resentencing Via Video ConferenceFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich will not be in the courtroom next month when a federal judge resentences him on 13 corruption convictions.
Federal Prosecutors Say Blagojevich Doesn't Deserve LeniencyProsecutors want U.S. District Judge James Zagel to reinstate Blagojevich’s original 14-year prison sentence at a hearing next month.
Prosecutors Want Blagojevich To Serve Full Original SentenceFederal prosecutors are asking a judge to order former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to serve his entire 14-year prison term when he returns to court for resentencing next month, but his attorneys want about nine years lopped off his sentence.
Supreme Court Rejects Blagojevich Appeal AgainThe U.S. Supreme Court has again denied to hear former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.
Judge Schedules Rod Blagojevich's Resentencing For June 30U.S. District Judge James Zagel on Wednesday granted a request from federal prosecutors to schedule the resentencing for the 59-year-old Democrat. Prosecutors earlier in the day had declined to retry Blagojevich on five counts tossed by a federal appeals court.
Feds Ask Judge To Set Re-Sentencing Date For BlagojevichFederal prosecutors have asked a judge to set a re-sentencing date for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, after deciding not to retry him on five counts tossed by an appeals court.
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Blagojevich Appeal On Corruption ChargesThe Supreme Court has rejected former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions that included his attempt to sell the vacant Senate seat once occupied by President Barack Obama.