Skip to comments.Blagojevich Judge Calls Emergency Meeting
Posted on 04/22/2010 4:51:08 PM PDT by LibertyRocks
The judge presiding over former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial called an emergency meeting Thursday evening after information that was intended to remain under seal was released to the public in a defense filing to subpoena President Barack Obama.
Judge James B. Zagel scheduled a 6 p.m. hearing in his chambers to question attorneys about why the redacted information was readable, according to reports.
But Blagojevich's attorneys denied that interpretation. When asked whether the meeting concerned the redacted documents, attorney Sheldon Sorosky responded simply "no."
The defense motion, filed Thursday afternoon, request to call President Obama as a corroborating witness and argued that Obama could verify that Blagojevich didn't try to sell his seat.
The filing contained several paragraphs that had been blacked out electronically. However, the underlying text was easily viewable in the electronic cersion of the document if a reader simply copied-and-pasted the paragraphs into another program.
The failure to properly redact is a relatively common one in government circles.
HA HA HA freaking HAAAA!
Don't worry about your medical records, we know how to keep things private.
the cia made this same mistake.
some reporters figured out that they could use the metadata and remove teh blacked out parts and find out who the agents were along with their real names.
If you want a deviously creative criminal defense attorney, Sheldon Sorosky is simply the best. He’d be my first pick. Blago is no dope.
reminds me of that CREEPY GE commercial with all these strangers knowing this man’s personal medical data.
And another thing while I’m thinking about it, there are hours and hours of tapes. It would be interesting to hear the current occupant of the wh in the full flower of his feelings of power and omnipotence...and criminal dishonesty.
I’ll bet the farm that ossama obammy is up to his eyeballs in this scandal. It’s too bad we’ll never hear about it thanks to his lapdogs in the media.
The judge will protect Obama even if they have to let Blago go free.
ROFLMAO. Judge got a call from Rahm, apparently. ROFL
“...Obama could verify that Blagojevich didn’t try to sell his seat.”
Like I can believe his testimony.
Chicago...it’s gonna get messy.
So where on line can we find these transcripts?
i agree. best to protect the bearer of styrofoam columns than let the chicago way die.
BTW does anyone have the redacted parts since they are now public?
The judge and everyone involved will make sure Blago gets off and O,Raham and their crew are not touched. The judiciary is totally corrupt.
Go to the other thread that preceded this one here at FR!..:-)
Redaction info here:
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