Closing arguments in the trial of William Cellini were scheduled to begin Tuesday. In some ways, Cellini’s case represented the end of an era in Illinois: His could very well be the last trial resulting from the federal investigation of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Prosecutors are expected to resume their closing argument on Thursday in the corruption retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. On Wednesday, Prosecutor Carrie Hamilton got about an hour and a half into her close.
The defense has begun making its final arguments at the corruption retrial of ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.Defense attorney Aaron Goldstein started his closing Thursday. He says Blagojevich never made one shakedown or demand.Prosecutors wrapped up their closing arguments earlier in the day.