Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland’s lawyer has filed a brief with a federal appeals court saying Rowland’s convictions in political consulting schemes should be overturned, including an allegation that prosecutors withheld evidence favorable to the defense.
A federal judge today ruled that former governor John Rowland can remain free on bond, while he appeals his criminal conviction.
A settlement in principle has been reached and approved by state employee unions, on complaints filed after then-governor John Rowland laid off more than 2,000 state employees.
When former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland is sentenced for a second time, federal prosecutors are expected to urge a judge to impose a nearly four-year prison term that they said in court documents would “finally and fully” address Rowland’s “troubling personal history.”
As his sentencing approaches, former governor John Rowland continues his effort to win a new trial.
A federal judge has told attorneys involved in the case that she will deny former governor John Rowland’s request for a hearing on issues related to the sharing of evidence.
A dispute over evidence in the federal conspiracy case against former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has already led to a month-long delay in his sentencing and Rowland’s lawyers say it should lead to a new trial.
Lawyers for former Governor John Rowland today filed paperwork saying they will ask for a new trial in his campaign finance case.
A former congressional candidate has asked for a delay in her sentencing hearing.
It will take at least the rest of the month to resolve legal issues that delayed former governor John Rowland’s sentencing.