Blagojevich pleads not guilty

 
 

Blagojevich pleads not guilty, Rod Blagojevich, April 14, 2009, Chicago US District Court, District Judge James Zagel, Robert Blagojevich pleaded not guilty, Corruption charges, Running state government as a criminal enterprise

From Chicago WGN News, April 14, 2009 “Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich pleaded not guilty this morning to 16 charges of criminal corruption including racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud. His brother, Robert, a fundraiser for his campaigns, also pleaded not guilty to similar charges. The former governor remained free on bond after the 10-minute hearing in which his lawyer Sheldon Sorosky did most of the talking for him. “Mr. Rod Blagojevich would waive reading of the indictment and enter a plea of not guilty,” the lawyer said. U.S. District Judge JamesRead More