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Profile: US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit was a participant or observer in the following events:

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously refuses to delay convicted felon Lewis Libby’s prison sentence (see March 6, 2007 and June 5, 2007). Unless President Bush intercedes, there is no further impediment to Libby going to prison. Libby argued that he should not have to go to jail because he has a good possibility of winning his appeal (see June 19, 2007). [Associated Press, 7/2/2007] Hours after the appeals court hands down its ruling, Bush commutes Libby’s sentence (see July 2, 2007).

Entity Tags: Lewis (“Scooter”) Libby, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

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