Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Scooter Libby sentenced to prison

Image of "Scooter" Libby from MTV, of all places.
Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images


Firedoglake is the place to go for all the Libby updates. Here's their latest on Libby's sentencing:
Arguments on whether or not Libby will be allowed to remain free on bond pending appeal will occur next week — but Judge Walton has already indicted that he is disinclined to buy such arguments from defense counsel. That sets a high bar for them in terms of changing the judge's mind on that issue. In the meantime, Libby was sentenced today to a 30-month term in federal prison, with a 2-year term of supervised release following the completion of that sentence, a $250,000 fine, and a requirement of 400 hours of community service.

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