Civitas Review

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    Jan
    17

    Edwards trial delayed

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    The ongoing soap-opera that is John Edwards took another turn last Friday when Judge Catherine Eagles granted Edwards and his attorneys a minimum two month delay in his pending federal trial (See article). Eagles said she weighed letters from Edwards’s physicians detailing his condition and treatment before making the decision. The Today Show reported late […]

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    Sep
    07

    Attorneys reveal arguments in Edwards trial

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Motions filed yesterday by defense attorneys for John Edwards are asking a judge to dismiss federal charges against the former U.S. Senator and presidential candidate.  The documents also give court observers insight into the strategy Edwards’ lawyers will likely use to lead his defense. At issue is whether Edwards violated campaign finance laws when he […]

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    Jul
    22

    More trouble for John Edwards

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Bob Luebke | Tagged ,

    These have not been good days for John Edwards.  Earlier this year, the former North Carolina senator and presidential candidate was indicted on charges that he used nearly  $1 million in campaign contributions to keep the lid on an affair. Yesterday the Federal Elections Commission ordered Edwards’ presidential campaign committee to repay $2.3 million in federal […]

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    Jun
    03

    John Edwards Indicted by Federal Grand Jury Today

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Karen Duquette | Tagged ,

    Former U.S. Senator John Edwards was indicted by a federal grand jury on six counts today for violating federal campaign laws during his Presidential campaign.  Get the full story and links to the full indictment and arrest warrant here.