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megimoo
10-10-2009, 11:02 AM
William (convicted felon RAT-La) Jefferson's attorneys ask for 2-week sentencing delay

"'Cold Cash Jefferson is at last going to the slammer !"

Attorneys for former Rep. William Jefferson today asked for a two-week delay in sentencing their client. If granted, it would push sentencing from Oct. 30 to Nov. 13. Prosecutors said they'd accept a one-week delay, but would object to anything longer.
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In asking Ellis for a delay in sentencing, Jefferson's lawyers, led by Robert Trout, said a defendant is entitled to receive the pre-sentence report from the federal probation officer at least 35 days before sentencing. Jefferson didn't receive his report until Oct 1,...

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2009/10/post_37.html

lacarnut
10-10-2009, 11:41 AM
It has taken 5 years to bring this piece of shit to trial and gain a conviction. It's time this crook is behind bars.

AlmostThere
10-10-2009, 03:05 PM
And while he is sitting in jail, if he actually does, he'll be collecting his Congressional pension. That ROYALLY pisses me off.

Eagle
10-10-2009, 05:03 PM
Trying to stall until next election..