Too bad they did it before Bush left office, as we now will see a commuting of their charges.
indicted on state charges involving federal prisons in a South Texas county that
has been a source of bizarre legal and political battles under the outgoing
The indictment returned Monday has not yet been signed by the presiding
judge, and no action can be taken until that happens.
The seven indictments made public in Willacy County on Tuesday included one
naming state Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. and some targeting public officials connected
to District Attorney Juan Angel Guerra's own legal battles.
Cheney is charged with engaging in an organized criminal activity related to the
investment in the Vanguard Group, which holds financial interests in the private
prison companies running the federal detention centers. It accuses Cheney of a
conflict of interest and "at least misdemeanor assaults" on detainees because of
his link to the prison companies