Friday, May 21st, 2010

 

Blagojevich trial, Justice Stevens asks prosecutors to respond, Blagojevich delay request, May 21, 2010

Blagojevich trial, Justice Stevens asks prosecutors to respond From the Chicago Tribune May 21, 2010. “Justice Stevens asks prosecutors to respond to Blagojevich request to delay corruption trial” “U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens gave federal prosecutors one week to respond to ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s request to delay his corruption trial. Stevens on Friday told the government to respond by May 28. The trial of Blagojevich and his brother, Robert Blagojevich, is scheduled to begin June 3.” “Requests to delay the trial already were denied by theRead More


Blagojevich Trial, Justice John Paul Stevens, Petition to postpone trial in Steven’s chambers, Blagojevich defense team seeking to delay trial

Blagojevich Trial, Justice John Paul Stevens, Petition to postpone trial From the Chicago Tribune May 20, 2010. “Blagojevich’s lawyers ask Supreme Court to delay trial” “Representatives of the court confirmed Thursday that the former Illinois governor’s petition to postpone the June 3 trial had been delivered to the chambers of Justice John Paul Stevens. Lawyers for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich have taken their bid to delay the start of his corruption trial to the U.S. Supreme Court.” “Blagojevich’s defense team is seeking to delay the trial until after the highRead More


Stocks dive, Futures dive, Jobless claims up, Unemployment Debt Foreign Economies, This ain’t rocket science

Stocks dive, Futures dive, Jobless claims up, Unemployment Debt Foreign Economies From the Chicago Tribune May 20, 2010. “Stocks take hard tumble 376-point drop puts major indexes at a loss for year” “The stock market had its worst day in more than year Thursday, with the Dow industrials tumbling more than 376 points, as fear intensified that a debt crisis in Europe could jeopardize the global economic recovery. The sell-off put the major U.S. stock indexes, including the Dow, in the red for the year and down more than 10Read More