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Former Illinois Governor re-indicted in federal court

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The Judicial Update

February 4, 2010

Illinois: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagjoveich was re-indicted on February 4, 2010 by a federal grand jury on eight new charges.[1]

Blagojevich is charged with the attempted extortion of former Congressman Rahm Emanuel, racketeering, bribery, conspiracy to commit bribery, and conspiracy to commit extortion tied to choosing a U.S. Senator.[1]

No date has been set for a plea hearing on the new charges. Blagojevich's trial is expected to begin in June of 2010.[1]

  • CLICK HERE to look at the 113 page indictment courtesy of the Chicago Sun-Times[1]


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