Thursday, July 05, 2007
Libby won't even get probation.
A conviction remains on Scooter Libby's record, and he must still pay a $250,000 fine.
Strictly interpreted, the statute authorizing probation indicates that supervised release "should occur only after the defendant has already served a term of imprisonment," U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton wrote.
Walton ordered lawyers to weigh in with their arguments on the matter by Monday.