[JURIST] A federal judge on Monday declined to formally rule on the request by former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich [JURIST news archive] to cancel his retrial [JURIST report], claiming that the motion was neither serious, nor did it raise a legal question. Earlier this month, Blagojevich’s lawyers submitted a motion [text] to cancel the ex-governor’s retrial and sentence him only on the single charge on which he was originally convicted. Blagojevich was found guilty [JURIST report] last year of making…

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