Blagojevich update US Supreme Court appeal, December 19, 2015, Order extending time to file response to petition to and including January 20, 2016, Not denied yet significant?
Why did Patrick Fitzgerald and the US Justice Department wait until December 2008 to arrest Rod Blagojevich?”…Citizen Wells
“I believe I’m more pristine on Rezko than him.”…Rod Blagojevich
“Regardless of how this plays out, it benefits Obama. If there is no appeal or the appeal is denied, Blagojevich will be sequestered. If the appeal proceeds, it could drag out beyond impacting the 2012 election cycle. The intent is obvious.”…Citizen Wells, July 19, 2011
Rod Blagojevich attorney Len Goodman filed an appeal, petition for a writ of certiorari, with the US Supreme Court on November 17, 2015.
The SCOTUS then had a response indicated by December 21, 2015.
|Docketed:||November 19, 2015|
|Lower Ct:||United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit|
|Decision Date:||July 21, 2015|
|Rehearing Denied:||August 19, 2015|
|~~~Date~~~||~~~~~~~Proceedings and Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
|Nov 17 2015||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 21, 2015)|
This response has been extended to January 20, 2016.
The Blagojevich appeal has not been denied yet.
Is this significant?
Here are some cases that have been denied.