• Blagojevich May 18

    Illinois Supreme Court Disbars Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

    The Illinois Supreme Court officially disbarred former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Monday, two months after a state panel recommended that the disgraced politician lose his law license. The court’s decision was hardly a surprise and Blagojevich, whose license was suspended indefinitely after his 2008 arrest, did not fight to regain it. He didn’t attend a March hearing about the...

  • Blagojevich Mar 3

    Blago Moves One Step Closer to Disbarment

    Rod Blagojevich rarely made use of his law license, but in his new role as recently-released-from-prison private citizen, that career option is about to be formally taken away. A hearing board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission recommended Tuesday that the state disbar the former governor, given what they called his “serious misconduct.” “As a former Assistant...

  • Rod Blagojevich Feb 25

    Fate of Blagojevich's Law License Up in the Air After Tuesday Hearing

    A panel for the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission heard arguments Tuesday over whether the law license for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich should be revoked. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has the latest.

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