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3 Jul 2015, 8:17 am by Michael Kraut
He pleaded guilty, and the court sentenced him tois serveing five years’ probation. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 7:26 am by Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman
For example, a tavern owner was sentenced to 60 days in prison for violating the Volstead Act in 1922, according to recent news feature from CT Now. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 7:08 am by MBettman
  Citing a number of appellate decisions from around the state, the court reasoned that community control sanctions and prison sentences are mutually exclusive alternative sentences under state statutes R.C. 2929.11 to 2929.19  and, as such, cannot be imposed at the same time. [read post]
This is also classified as a Class 1 felony and comes with a sentence of four to 30 years in prison. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 6:55 am
CanadaQuebec bar can proceed with mandatory minimum sentences challenge, Canadian PressEdmonton man charged in deaths of people at Alberta work camp, Canadian PressAir Canada passenger charged for assaulting flight attendant, Canadian PressUnited StatesFormer shareholders of Dole Food Co. seek award from court for shortchange in company deal, ReutersEnvironmental groups file lawsuit against U.S. wildlife officials over rare wolf management, ReutersInternationalPakistani police arrest Muslim… [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 6:36 am by Jim Sedor
He could face a maximum of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced in October. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 6:00 am by Abdo Law Firm
  For more information about embezzlement, restitution, plea bargaining, sentencing or other areas of criminal law, please review our website and other blogs published by ABDO  LAW. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 5:54 am by Amy Howe
Gross, in which the Court rejected a challenge to Oklahoma’s use of a sedative normally used to treat anxiety as the first drug in its three-drug lethal injection cocktail, comes from Harry Weller, who at Crime and Consequences criticizes Justice Stephen Breyer’s reliance on a law review article on racial bias in Connecticut’s capital sentencing scheme; and from Lisa Soronen, who summarizes the case at the NCSL Blog. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 5:17 am by tracey
‘Minimum prison sentences for offenders who repeatedly carry knives will come into effect from 17 July 2015. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 5:00 am by Kelly Phillips Erb
Matlovsky, a former public school teacher, was eventually sentenced to two years’ probation and fined $3,000 for her role in the scheme: since she used the money to finance a life lived on credit, she’s also banned from seeking a new credit card “any new monetary loan, obligation or debt” without the approval of her probation officer. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 4:39 am by Lisa Larrimore Ouellette
One sentence in particular drives the problem home: “In software, for example, patent clearance by all firms would require many times more hours of legal research than all patent lawyers in the United States can bill in a year. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 4:28 am
 Says Merpel, while lighter sentences may be appropriate for people who have a previously clean criminal record, it is possible that the courts may wish to impose a heavier fine in the hope that it will have a detergent deterrent effect on others.The sight of one hand being registered .. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 4:20 am by Howard Friedman
The report which CNN received yesterday from a judge with knowledge of the decision, says that 3 of the men were re-sentenced to 20-year terms and one to 10 years. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 4:03 am
The court concluded that a provision of the law that increased sentences for violent offenders was too vague because it didn’t let people know which crimes were covered.... [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 2:56 am by tracey
‘Today we are publishing the first consultation in our project to create a New Sentencing Code for England and Wales. [read post]
3 Jul 2015, 2:30 am by tracey
‘Appeal Court increases the 10 year rape sentence of John Dennis to 20 years after ruling the original sentence unduly lenient. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 11:13 pm by Rachel Dollar
  Gearhart was remanded into custody at the close of the sentencing hearing. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 11:00 pm by Dan Flynn
 The earliest sentencing could occur is the last week of this month. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 10:01 pm by Ruth Carter
I took the draft to one of our litigators who sat down with me and went through it sentence by sentence, suggesting minor changes throughout that significantly raised the quality of my writing. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 7:07 pm
Thankfully, the Massachusetts Legislature is now considering mandatory minimum sentencing reform. [read post]