Cellini Asks For Sentencing Delay As Feds Seek Prison Time

Law360, Chicago (July 13, 2012, 7:23 PM EDT) -- Real estate investor and political insider William Cellini asked an Illinois federal court Friday to again push back his July 23 sentencing date, days after the government recommended he be sentenced to "a meaningful term of imprisonment" for convictions tied to bribery and extortion.

Cellini, 77, filed his motion to continue his long-awaited sentencing date, which has been reset twice in recent weeks, under seal. He has experienced significant health issues over roughly the past month and a half, his attorney Tom Kirsch of Winston &...
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