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23 Aug 2019, 4:49 pm by INFORRM
” Notably, there is an uplift in sentencing applicable to offences where there is an element of racial or religious aggravation. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 4:17 pm by Richard Hunt
The next item in this sentence is the reference to “the accessibility standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 2:05 pm by Jon Katz
As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that many convicted criminal defendants get charged with probation violations, and that probation revocation for felony cases often brings substantial sentences after the defendant has already served some or much time in jail or prison. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 1:00 pm by Neal Davis
If any future findings prove his innocence, that would only clear his name, not deny his sentence. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 1:00 pm by Neal Davis
If any future findings prove his innocence, that would only clear his name, not deny his sentence. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 12:50 pm by Robert Guest
However, sometimes a Defendant is being sentenced without an agreement and might want one last chance to speak before the Judge pronounces sentence. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 12:30 pm by John Ross
" Allegation: Despite a confession and a mountain of evidence linking man to rape/murder of a 14-year old-girl, Jefferson County, Kan. prosecutors convince him to implicate his younger brother, who is convicted and sentenced to life in prison. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 12:15 pm
The four petitioners had death sentences reversed and were resentenced to life without parole (LWOP). [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 11:38 am by Stuart O'Connell
Although it is not a defence to a criminal charge, mistake of law can nevertheless be used as a mitigating factor in sentencing. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 11:38 am by Stuart O'Connell
Although it is not a defence to a criminal charge, mistake of law can nevertheless be used as a mitigating factor in sentencing. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 8:55 am by Florian Mueller
This motions panel, however, was easily swayed by the DoJ's Statement of Interest (two of the judges were appointed by Republican presidents, one of them by President Trump) and seems rather sympathetic to Qualcomm's position, as is evidenced by the following sentence:"Whether the district court's order and injunction represent a trailblazing application of the antitrust laws, or instead an improper excursion beyond the outer limits of the Sherman Act, is a matter for… [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 8:54 am by Jonathan Shaub
The committee’s complaint includes a few sentences acknowledging—and contesting—the president’s claim to this authority. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 8:25 am by John Floyd
  A conviction for possession of a firearm in furtherance of criminal activity triggers the following mandatory minimum sentences:   Simple possession: Five years Displaying a firearm: Seven years Possession or display of a short-barreled shotgun, machine gun or silencer: 10 years Discharging a firearm: 10 years Second or more such offense: 25 years   The bottom line is in the current societal climate, it is wise to expect increased policing of gun crimes, and there is great… [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 8:17 am by Stuart O'Connell
However, for policy reasons, a sentencing court should only consider this particular collateral consequence to a limited extent:  giving too much weight to vigilante violence at sentencing allows this kind of criminal conduct to gain undue legitimacy in the judicial process. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 8:17 am by Stuart O'Connell
However, for policy reasons, a sentencing court should only consider this particular collateral consequence to a limited extent:  giving too much weight to vigilante violence at sentencing allows this kind of criminal conduct to gain undue legitimacy in the judicial process. [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 6:10 am by Ron Chapman
Many times, people who have been convicted of a crime, but have a clean record, can be sentenced to probation. [read post]