Judge Kills Blagojevich's Bad Juror Bid, Scolds Atty

Law360, Chicago (December 19, 2011, 4:59 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Monday rejected former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's bid for a hearing on possible juror misconduct that his lawyers alleged would warrant a new trial, reprimanding the attorney who filed it and suggesting she write the juror an apology letter.

U.S. District Judge James B. Zagel said the motion, which alleged that a juror from Blagojevich's second trial may have broken a court rule by improperly obtaining a copy of her juror questionnaire and then discussing its contents at a local high school...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Blagojevich et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 30, 2008

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