Ex-reporter to appeal contempt fine

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Attorneys for a former reporter said they'll appeal a fine levied for not naming sources who identified an alleged suspect in the 2001 U.S. anthrax attacks.

Reporter held in contempt in anthrax case

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington held a newspaper reporter in contempt of court for not identifying sources who named a suspect in the 2001 anthrax attack.

Libby trial judge 'perplexed' by Bush

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- The judge who sentenced Lewis Libby to 30 months said Thursday he is perplexed by U.S. President George W. Bush's description of the sentence as excessive.

Judge refuses to delay Libby's prison term

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- A U.S. District Court judge refused Thursday to delay the start of former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's 2 1/2-year prison sentence.

Cheney aide sentenced to 30 months

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton Tuesday sentenced former White House I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby to 30 months in prison in the outing of a CIA agent.

Libby jury has questions about memory

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The jury in the Washington perjury trial of I. Lewis Libby asked the judge for clarification on reasonable doubt before ending deliberations for the weekend.

Libby jury asks question to judge

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington Wednesday asked the jury deliberating the fate of former vice presidential aide Lewis Libby to clarify a question they asked.

Jury begins deliberations in Libby trial

WASHINGTON, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- The jury in the CIA leak case against former White House official I. Lewis Libby ended its first day of deliberation in Washington without reaching a verdict.

Cheney won't testify for Libby

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Neither Vice President Dick Cheney nor I. Lewis Libby will testify at Libby's perjury trial in Washington, his lawyers said Tuesday.

Jury hears Libby grand jury tapes

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The jury in the Washington trial of I. Lewis Libby Jr. Tuesday listened to tapes of his testimony to a grand jury investigating the outing of a CIA agent.

Libby grand jury tapes to be made public

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The tapes of Lewis "Scooter" Libby testifying to a Washington grand jury about the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame are set to be released.

Setback for Libby perjury defense

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington rejected a defense motion for access to classified documents in the perjury case against a former White House aide.

Time reporter told to turn over drafts

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Washington ordered Time magazine Friday to turn over article drafts to lawyers representing former White House aide I. Lewis Libby.

Libby unlikely to get requested records

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- A U.S. district judge warned I. Lewis Libby's lawyers Friday he is unlikely to grant a motion for all records on Joseph Wilson's fact-finding trip to Niger.

Report: Fitzgerald mulls Rove charges

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald is expected to decide within two weeks whether to indict top White House aide Karl Rove, The New York Times said Friday.
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Reggie Walton
Vice President Dick Cheney's Former Chief of Staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, returns to court in Washington on June 14, 2007. U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton denied Libby's appeal for a delay of sentencing. (UPI Photo/Dominic Bracco II)

Reggie Barnett Walton (born Donora, Pennsylvania, February 8, 1949) is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Walton's father worked two jobs in the steel town Donora in which the young Walton appeared in court three times over gang fighting. Walton credits an incident in which a friend nearly killed a rival with an icepick with convincing him to turn towards academics. He won a football scholarship to get his Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia State College in 1971, and then a law degree from The American University, Washington College of Law, in 1974. Judge Walton is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

Walton served as an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia from 1981 to 1989 and from 1991 to 2001. He also served as associate director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. In 2001, he was nominated to be a federal bench by President George W. Bush, and subsequently confirmed by the U.S. Senate. In 2004, Bush appointed him to chair a the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, investigating ways to curb prison rape. In May 2007, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. appointed him to a seat on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

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