Cheney Ex-Aide ‘Scooter’ Libby Disbarred

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By Carol D. Leonnig
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, March 20, 2008; 11:59 AM

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Vice President Cheney’s former chief of staff, I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, was disbarred today by a District of Columbia court that ruled that his convictions last year for perjury and obstructing justice in a White House leak investigation disqualify him from practicing law.

Under the ruling by the D.C. Court of Appeals, Libby will lose his license to practice or appear in court in Washington until at least 2012. As is standard custom, he also would lose any bar membership he might hold in any other states.

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Former Cheney Aide Libby Disbarred

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