Category Archives: Obstruction of Justice

The Libby Perjury Trap

My recent post criticizing Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald seems to have angered some, including one purported Yale Law School alumnus (whose comments have been deleted because they were left using what appears to have been a bogus email address). So I want to re-direct this Libby discussion. Its not about Bush, and its not about…

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Patrick Fitzgerald is a Thug

The Associated Press this afternoon reported that Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has asked federal district judge Reggie Walton to sentence Scooter Libby to 2 1/2 to 3 years on the obstruction of justice charges on which Libbly was convicted several months ago. 2 1/2 to 3 years for supposedly lying about something that wasn’t a…

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Libby Jury Has More Questions

The Scooter Libby jury has ended its ninth day of deliberations, and apparently has still more questions. 9 days. 4 counts. I am betting hung jury.

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Fumo to Be Indicted?

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, State Senator Vice Fum will likely be indicted this week on political corruption charges. This isn’t Senator Fumo’s forst scrape with the law – he has been indicted several times before but has always beaten the charges. I don’t have a view one way or the other as to the…

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