Former Deputy Attorney General Webster Hubbell, a confidant of President Clinton and the highest-ranking casualty of the Whitewater investigation so far, was sentenced to 21 months in prison for bilking clientsat the law firm where he and Hillary Rodham Clintonwere partners.TIME's Suneel Ratannotes that Hubbell had asked for a reduced sentence of 16 months, in part because of past charitable contributions and his cooperation with Whitewater prosecutors. (Many of the donations, by the way, reportedly came from stolen money.) The judge drew his response today from the Gospel of Luke: "For unto whomsoever much is given . . . . of him shall be much required, and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more." Even so, Ratan says, "it's a sad day. He was mayor of Little Rock and a former chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. To have it end up this way, it's never pleasant to watch."