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25 Jul 2016, 2:23 pm by Jon Ibanez
Morales was sentenced to seven years in prison just last week. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 12:45 pm by CJLF Staff
  She was initially sentenced to death but was re-sentenced to life in prison without parole after the U.S. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 12:28 pm by Rishabh Bhandari
In an unusual campaign season punctuated by scandals and high unfavorability numbers for both leading candidates, the latest turn might just be the most shocking. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 12:21 pm by Benjamin Wittes
The following sentence, for example, could be removed: “These Guidelines do not authorize investigating or collecting or maintaining information on United States persons solely for the purpose of monitoring activities protected by the First Amendment or the lawful exercise of other rights secured by the Constitution or laws of the United States. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 7:20 am by Fred Abrams
Zinnel was sentenced to 17 years & 8 months of prison for bankruptcy fraud & money laundering. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 7:12 am by Adam Goldenberg
By Adam Goldenberg If there’s one thing that most non-lawyers know about being questioned by the authorities, it’s that “anything said can and will be used against [you] in court”.[1] And, if you’re already in court, then you can “take the Fifth” and refuse to answer a question whose answer may incriminate you. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 5:56 am by Bill Otis
In my view, the battle over federal sentencing "reform" for this session of Congress has ended in victory for those of us wanting to preserve the gains the county has made in suppressing crime.But since almost nothing gets permanently settled in this town, my adversaries will be back. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 5:53 am by David Markus
“A court of appeals is simply not equipped to construct a new basis for a prisoner’s old sentence in this way,” she wrote.To make matters worse, the Eleventh Circuit gives itself 30 days to rule on each request. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 5:00 am by Personal Injury Attorneys PLLC
Shall be sentenced to serve not less than ten consecutive days in jail and is not eligible for probation or suspension of execution of sentence unless the entire sentence is served. 2. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 4:51 am by Darwin Overson
  Trespassing is a Class B or Class A misdemeanor, which means the maximum sentence the defendant can receive is one year of jail time. [read post]
25 Jul 2016, 1:22 am by sally
‘Prosecutors will be urged to push for tougher sentences for people committing hate crimes, following a rise in incidents after the EU referendum. [read post]
24 Jul 2016, 8:04 pm by Matthew Santiago
The UK Home Office [official website] announced on Sunday that prosecutors will be encouraged to use tougher sentences against hate crimes in response to the nation's increasingly hostile environment since the EU referendum. [read post]
24 Jul 2016, 7:22 pm by lawmrh
” She  is appealing her sentence. [read post]
24 Jul 2016, 12:40 pm by Marcia Oddi
Sentencing Law and Policy recommends:... two lengthy new pieces looking at the realities of sex offender registries:"Why the sex offender... [read post]
24 Jul 2016, 11:28 am by Quinta Jurecic
Legal Momentum calls the public, law enforcement and legislators to action to fight sextortion by: Educating the public, especially children and teens, about the danger and prevalence of sextortion, especially cyber-sextortion; Ensuring that schools incorporate sextortion awareness in their Internet safety curricula; Amending existing extortion, cybercrime, sex offense and domestic violence statutes to expressly criminalize sextortion; Amending sentencing guidelines to allow for enhanced… [read post]