3777 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.
A former income partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for conspiracy to commit wire and securities fraud in connection with his representation…
Aug 20, 2018 11:20 AM CDT
A Tennessee man was executed on Thursday after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor warned that he was likely to suffer “torturous pain” while his suffering is shrouded “behind a…
Aug 10, 2018 8:09 AM CDT
Former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner has lost an appeal that argued his attempted rape conviction should be overturned because his intent was “outercourse” rather than “intercourse.”
Aug 9, 2018 8:06 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2018 2:55 AM CDT
A court filing links a Michigan judge’s conduct at a sentencing hearing to an inmate attack on former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who was convicted in two courts for…
Jul 26, 2018 10:20 AM CDT
The lawyer for former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner told a California appeals court on Tuesday that it should overturn his client’s attempted rape conviction because Turner’s intent was “outercourse” rather than “intercourse.”
Jul 25, 2018 10:27 AM CDT
Jails are increasingly offering video visitations for inmates, and some facilities are citing the new, sometimes pricey service as a reason to restrict or ban in-person visitations.
The Northwest Arkansas…
Jul 24, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
A New Jersey man convicted of posing as a lawyer while running a multistate law practice has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Jul 13, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is calling on lawmakers to change a state law that some sheriffs have cited to keep food funds that aren’t spent on inmate meals.
Jul 12, 2018 4:19 PM CDT
A Nevada judge has blocked the execution of an inmate who sought to die based on objections of a drugmaker that wants its midazolam returned.
Jul 11, 2018 5:34 PM CDT
Rosemarie Abruzzese feared losing her cosmetology license and her job in 2017 after the Pennsylvania Board of Cosmetology said her past felony drug conviction made her a threat to public safety.
Jul 10, 2018 4:28 PM CDT
James Ledford got his first smartphone in June. It has a bit of a learning curve.
Jul 3, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
Texas exonerees Johnnie Lindsey, Christopher Scott and Stephen Phillips are the focus of the PBS documentary True Conviction
. Through the House of Renewed Hope, they investigate the cases of inmates who say they’ve been wrongfully accused.
Jul 1, 2018 2:05 AM CDT
Jeffrey Deskovic settled a federal lawsuit against the authorities responsible for his wrongful conviction. Using some of his settlement money, he created the Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice, a nonprofit based in New York City committed to preventing wrongful convictions and helping exonerees reintegrate into society.
Jul 1, 2018 12:25 AM CDT
Of the 29 wrongful conviction rulings involving false confessions in the United States in 2017, 13 were in Cook County. Of the more than 260 false confession cases since 1989, about 25 percent have come from Cook County.
Jul 1, 2018 12:15 AM CDT
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