Supreme Court refuses to reconsider corruption case of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday didn’t spend much time reconsidering the case of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who is about a third of the way into a lengthy prison sentence on a number of corruption convictions.

Attorneys for the disgraced former Democratic governor first filed an appeal before the high court in March, but it was refused. It reappeared Monday, a few weeks after his lawyers filed a petition for rehearing, but the outcome was the same.

Blagojevich, 59, was convicted on several counts of corruption in 2011 and sentenced to serve 14 years in prison. Among the allegations against him were — more

5 Comments on Supreme Court refuses to reconsider corruption case of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

  1. Any bets that obama will use the presidential pardon for his Chicago buddy?
    Blago is less dangerous than the big drug dealers and Islamic terrorists he is releasing.

    Don’t be surprised, it’s the Chicago way.

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