Rod Blagojevich Prosecutors File 169 Page Report Opposing Appeal

Prosecutors are asking an appeals court to reject a challenge by Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich who claims he did not get a fair trial. Blagojevich, 56, has been sitting in jail since 2012 and his prison term runs until 2024.
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In July, Blagojevich’s attorneys filed an appeal claiming they were prevented from mounting a vigorous defense for the ex-governor. The appeal noted that Blagojevich was forced to take the stand in his defense and then was limited as-to what he could testify.

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