CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and asks US to invalidate the court of appeal, his 14-year sentence and a third judgment.
Attorneys for the Chicago Democrat, filed the 50-page complaint late Tuesday evening, with the 7. U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The filing follows Blagojevich resentencing Aug. 9, when judge James Zagel refused to lower the original 14-year sentence.
7. Circuit had ordered that August resentencing convictions after throwing five Blagojevich 18. The 60-year-old in the remaining convictions, to act the try to make an appointment to President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat for campaign cash.
The latest complaint argues Zagel should have considered Blagojevich’s good behavior in prison. It refers to more than 100 letters from inmates describing Blagojevich to help you, among other things, as a history tutor.