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2 May 2016, 8:09 am by Legal Profession Prof
The full Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed a single justice who had denied a stay of sentence to a defendant who used the Boston Marathon bombing as a vehicle to defraud The charges stemmed from an attempt by the defendant... [read post]
2 May 2016, 7:10 am by Legal Profession Prof
Cleveland.com reported on the criminal case The failed 2008 candidate for Mahoning County prosecutor, convicted of corruption charges was sentenced Friday to five years probation and a year... [read post]
2 May 2016, 5:47 am by Bill Otis
 In 2010, Congress passed, and the US Sentencing Commission implemented, retroactively reduced sentences for crack cocaine dealers. [read post]
2 May 2016, 5:24 am by Rachel, Law Clerk and Office Manager
#BLAB on Tuesday @ noon w/ @sandra_bekhor, @LyraComm, and Joy Yusi of @wiselawOntario Recovers Thousands of Dollars Owed to Interns - Government of Ontario News'After 3 years, I'm thirsty': N.B. man says after court nixes border beer limits‘Auschwitz was a nightmare’ says accused former SS sergeant in German court, admitting death camp role'Dear Jury' letter blasting justice system could haunt David Stephan at sentencing in son's deathThe gavel… [read post]
2 May 2016, 5:23 am
 And in case you didn't see our edit of Sunday's post*, Assistant Federal Public Defender Abby Becker won the Gregg Wenzel Young Lawyer's award for her work in spearheading the Federal Public Defender's Office's clemency project and her obtaining the release of a woman sentenced as a first offender to life in prison for one of those drug conspiracy cases in the 1990's that the Clinton Administration wrought by their desire to pander to the right. [read post]
2 May 2016, 3:00 am by Nicandro Iannacci
According to the Sentencing Project, more than 5.8 million U.S. citizens with past criminal convictions are unable to vote, including more than 2.2 million African Americans. [read post]
2 May 2016, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
” Bacevich begins with the sentence, “From the outset, America’s war for the Greater Middle East was a war to preserve the American way of life, rooted in a specific understanding of freedom and requiring an abundance of cheap energy. [read post]
2 May 2016, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
” Bacevich begins with the sentence, “From the outset, America’s war for the Greater Middle East was a war to preserve the American way of life, rooted in a specific understanding of freedom and requiring an abundance of cheap energy. [read post]
2 May 2016, 12:02 am by Robert Thomas (inversecondemnation.com)
But in the next sentence, the court carved out the exception to that rule where "erroneous" decisions based on "mistaken interpretations" of otherwise valid regulations are not the same thing, and cannot result in takings.The court acknowledged in the opinion's penultimate paragraph that "in other circumstances, a municipality's application of a statute could result in a taking," slip op. at 8, but declined to elaborate. [read post]
1 May 2016, 11:07 pm by lawmrh
This past April 13th, Judge Olivera sentenced former Green Beret Joseph Serna to spend 24 hours in jail for a probation violation. [read post]
1 May 2016, 9:01 pm by Neil Cahn
” To appreciate the scope of the problem, note, for example, that in December, 2015 70-year old Rabbi Mendel Epstein of Brooklyn (pictured), dubbed “The Prodfather,” was sentenced to 10 years in jail after he was convicted of charging wives thousands of dollars to torture their husbands into delivering a get. [read post]
1 May 2016, 4:12 pm by Lawrence Solum
A sentence that has this property is called "referentially transparent" or "an extensional context. [read post]
1 May 2016, 3:56 pm by James S. Friedman, LLC
By way of background, sentencing in federal cases is governed largely by the the advisory sentencing guidelines promulgated by the United States Sentencing Commission. [read post]
1 May 2016, 11:32 am by Jacqueline Jones
Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, age 49, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for accepting cash, gifts, travel expenses, entertainment and the services of prostitutes from GDMA. [read post]
1 May 2016, 11:11 am by Steve Kalar
Issue(s): “Sogbein and Adebimpe challenge the district court's application of a two-level upward adjustment under section 3B1.3 of the Sentencing Guidelines, after finding the defendants abused a position of trust with respect to Medicare. [read post]