Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison, a decision some legal experts found harsh. But the judge said the sentence was meant to send a message – and not just to Rod Blagojevich.
Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois, appears in court Tuesday for sentencing. Prosecutors are pushing for a 15- to 20-year sentence, and they have the upper hand, experts say.
An expanded set of indictments in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption case involves 'honest services fraud' under a controversial federal law. It makes it easier for prosecutors, but the US Supreme Court may strike it down.