Week 9: Now It's Up to the Jury
BY JACK CONATY
The prosecution has had its last word.
The defense has had its last emotional appeal.
But as the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich heads into jury deliberations, the cliché about Blago 2.0 being the streamlined version of the government’s first case seems to ring hollow.
Indeed, Blago 2.0 remains complex, complicated, nuanced and murky.