Monday, September 10, 2007
Bush commuted I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's sentence, but left the conviction in place. The collateral consequences of a conviction, at least to one who holds a law license, can be devastating. A felony conviction often results in a suspension or disbarment of one's law license. The Report and Recommendation of the DC Board of Professional Responsibility can be found here. The key will be whether the conviction is affirmed.