Libby Sentencing Three

By: Tuesday June 5, 2007 7:55 am

Having determined what the guidelines should be, I'll move to what the actual sentence should be. Fitz: whatever sentence Your Honor imposes, needs ot make a clear statement that truth matters, when we think about how truth matters, as eloquent as SCOTUS is, your honor sees that every day, when people walk into a court [...]


Libby Sentencing Two

By: Tuesday June 5, 2007 7:09 am

Don't update wildly. What were the other rules? Jeffress: [continuing on IIPA] If there had been a violation of IIPA, I'm sure the govt would have charged it. Walton: I always hear lawyers say indictment doesn't matter.  The fact that someone is indicted, I tell people not to take that seriously. The fact that someone [...]

Libby Sentencing One

By: Tuesday June 5, 2007 6:27 am

Good morning firepups! Back here at Prettyman Courthouse. The old rules apply.  Don't refresh wildly. I'll timestamp updates. If you haven't bought my book, buy that. If not, buy the new book out today by our own Jeff Lomonaco and some guy named Murray Waas. If you haven't already read it, I recommend you read [...]

Fitzgerald Post-Trial Press Conference

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 9:57 am

The jury worked very long and hard and deliberated to find a verdict of guilty on four of five counts The prosecutors behind me logged in a lot of hours on this case, and with that I'll take questions. What is now clear, we knew that Mr. Libby had told a story.  What is now [...]

Verdict from the Courtroom

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 9:36 am

(Photo credit Larry Downing/Reuters) To say it was tense in the courtroom as we were waiting for a verdict would be an understatement.  My heart was pounding in my chest as it all started to become real for me, all we'd done, how far we'd come.  Libby was stoic and Mrs. Libby daubed her eyes [...]

The Verdict Three

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 9:30 am

(Photo credit Larry Downing/Reuters) The Libby verdict is in: Count I: GUILTY Count II: GUILTY Count III: NOT GUILTY Count IV: GUILTY Count V: GUILTY Fitzgerald has asked for a couple of minutes with Ted Wells. We will not know anything about potential appeals until after sentencing in June. There was no response from Libby [...]

The Verdict Two

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 9:14 am

(Photo credit Larry Downing/Reuters) Verdict is in: Count I: GUILTY Count II: GUILTY Count III: NOT GUILTY Count IV: GUILTY Count V: GUILTY

The Verdict

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 8:48 am

(Photo credit Larry Downing/Reuters)  Okay, I'm starting a new thread to avoid a crash of the servers. media is in the courtroom. But no lawyers or jury yet.  Okay, we've got Defendant and Prosecution at their tables. No Judge, no jury yet. 11:57 Count 1 GUilty Count 2 Guilty Count 3 not Guilty Count 4 [...]

The Verdict Faerie

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 8:34 am

As you might know. mr, emptywheel is Irish. So when things disappear or reappear at my house, it's always attributed to the ________ faerie. It goes something like this: "Sweetie, did you use the last eggs?" "Oh, I thought the egg faerie would have brought more." OR  "Hey, are we having people over? The beer [...]

Questions, Questions, Questions

By: Tuesday March 6, 2007 6:28 am

Here are the questions: Is the prosecution alleging that Mr. Libby did not make the statement to Cooper as presented to us in the Indictment OR is the allegation that Libby did know Mrs. Wilson worked for the CIA when he spoke to the FBI on 10/14/03 or 11/26/03? Is the prosecution's allegation in Count [...]

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