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Conrad Black To Be Resentenced In June

AP | Posted 07.10.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The resentencing of former media mogul Conrad Black on two remaining convictions remains on track for next month. Black appeared Mond...

Quigley, Kirk Team Up To Sponsor Ethics Legislation

Posted 07.09.2011 | Chicago

Two Illinois legislators from opposite sides of the aisle are teaming up to introduce a pair of bills in Congress, aimed at shoring up what they see a...

George Ryan Case: Judge To Decide If Parts Of Ex-Gov's 2006 Conviction Should Be Tossed

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The federal government's definition of bribery is so broad, an attorney for imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan argued Monday,...

Tony Rezko Sentencing Date Set, Will Challenge 'Honest Services' Convictions

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A lawyer for a former fundraiser of impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Thursday his client will join a growing list of figures seekin...

George Ryan Appeals Part Of Conviction: Jailed Former Governor Cites Honest Services Ruling

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan is seeking to have elements of his conviction thrown out based on a U.S. Supreme Court rul...

Some Fraud Convictions Overturned Against Media Mogul Black

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal appeals court on Friday reversed two of former media mogul Conrad Black's 2007 fraud convictions – raising at least th...

Skilling v. United States: The Chicago Connection

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lonna Saunders

Skilling could be out on bail pending the resolution of his legal woes. Rod Blagojevich, whose trial on corruption charges began June 3 in federal court in Chicago, may not be so lucky.

USSC Skilling Appeal

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger