Gov. Ryan Ordered to Report to Prison Nov. 7
Bump and Update: Gov. Ryan has been ordered to report to prison November 7.
Gov. George Ryan: Supreme Court is His Last Chance
Former Illinios Governor George Ryan lost his federal appeal yesterday, seeking to overturn his conviction and 6 1/2 year jail sentence on corruption charges.
His last hope is the Supreme Court. The 7th Circuit vote was 6 to 3, with Judge Richard Posner writing a stinging dissent. Mostly, they criticized the length of the trial and blamed the trial judge for not exercising more control over the proceedings.
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