Much like a house of worship, a federal courtroom is steeped in traditional rules of decorum; chief among them an unremitting deference to the judge. ...
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We're likely to hear a lot about the "advice of counsel" defense, but it is a red herring. Nothing in the federal wiretaps show that Blagojevich was using his aides and fundraisers to seek legal advice.
CHICAGO -- The pace of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial has taken a lot of people by surprise - including, apparently, his own ...
Thus far in the trial, we have not heard one Obama advisor tell Blagojevich, "No, you cannot seek something in exchange from Obama. That is illegal and you will go to prison." Not once.
U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald wants former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his attorneys to shut up and stop talking to the press. But why?
Yesterday, we heard the opening statements in the public corruption case against former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and his brother, Robert.
The information in this case is overwhelming -- that is why I am shocked that Blagojevich is required to begin trial just a year and a half after his arrest.
The theatrical father-and-son team Sam Adam and Sam Adam Jr., best known for defending R. Kelly, told me today they are officially on board Blago's ca...
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