7th Circuit Hears Blagojevich Appeal
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Friday in the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Blagojevich's attorneys had to be happy that the panel raised questions about the heart of their defense that the attempted sale of a U.S. Senate seat was political horse-trading and that prosecutors had unfairly made it into a crime.
Does that bode well for Blago? Impossible to know. Predicting how an appeals court will rule is usually a futile exercise.
While Blago could not attend the hearing, his wife Patti did and addressed the media afterwards: [More...]
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