The 11th Circuit passed over our arguments [as set out below by journalist/blogger Roger Schuler]. We thought that the Court would have dismissed the entire case or at least have sent it back for a new trial. My lawyers and I were shocked! So now we have filed another motion for a new trial with the trial judge, the one who had me handcuffed, shackled and put into solitary confinement at a maximum-security prison.
We are preparing to file an appeal to the U S Supreme Court as well, based largely on the following legal issues:
54 former Attorneys General both Democrats and
Republicans said the 11th Circuit's ruling in the Siegelman case means
"... a prosecutor has the power to indict and convict any politician and
any donor whenever a donation was made and the politician took action
consistent with the donor's desire, while aware of said desire."
Keep in mind the prosecutors never claimed that Don Siegelman put a penny in
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