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June 18, 2013


Jackson Wants to Serve Prison Time Before His Wife

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL) "wants to serve his time first if he and wife Sandi are sent to prison," Lynn Sweet reports.

In asking to go to prison first, lawyers said, "Mr. Jackson's health issues preclude him from working at this time. If he serves his period of incarceration first, Mrs. Jackson would be able to work and could stabilize the family's finances. By the time Mr. Jackson completes his sentence, the family would not be in the significant financial peril it is in today. ....the strain of waiting to begin serving his sentence would not be beneficial to Mr. Jackson's state of mind or mental health."












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