How long will Scooter Libby get and should he be out on bond as he awaits sentencing? Christy Hardin Smith:
However, the real cliffhanger at the sentencing hearing, set for June 5, is not what punishment Judge Reggie Walton imposes, but whether he allows Libby to remain free while pursuing his appeal.
Gerstein's sources are correct that the question of Libby being allowed to remain free on bond awaiting appeal is a big one — because, generally speaking, such bond is only granted where a substantial question of law or fairness is substantially at issue in the case...read on
Fitzgerald told the Washington Post that he hopes he'll get up to three years.
Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby has shown no remorse for corrupting the legal system and deserves to spend 2 1/2 to 3 years in prison for obstructing the CIA leak investigation, Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald said Friday.
And let's not forget that Fred Thompson fund-raised for the 'Free Scooter Libby' team and is calling for him to be pardoned.
I have called for a pardon for Scooter Libby. When you rectify an injustice using the provisions of the law, just as when you reverse an erroneous court decision, you are not disregarding the rule of law, you are enforcing and protecting it.
So the fact that Scooter was found guilty of 4 charges is meaningless to the phony "rule of law" conservatives. And Thompson wants to run for President. (h/t Perrspectives for some info and the Fitzgerald tip)