3791 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.
A suspended justice on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals was convicted Friday on 11 of 22 counts in a federal trial in the state capital of Charleston.…
Oct 15, 2018 9:20 AM CDT
A former partner at Hunton & Williams and Willkie Farr & Gallagher has been sentenced to five years in prison for a phony invoice scheme that bilked her firms out…
Oct 11, 2018 3:00 PM CDT
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Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Tuesday expressed “deeply troubling concern” about solitary confinement conditions that deny prisoners “even a moment in daylight for months or years.”
Oct 9, 2018 10:40 AM CDT
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker says he plans to propose legislation that would make unwanted contact with semen a sex crime following an outcry over a plea deal for a man…
Sep 27, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
Updated: Officials in Virginia have suspended an announced policy that would have banned most women who visit the state’s prisons from wearing tampons or menstrual cups.
The tampon ban, which…
Sep 26, 2018 7:48 AM CDT
At this point, review has not been granted in any cases involving abortion rights, affirmative action, campaign finance law, or gay and lesbian rights. But there are potentially important rulings about many different areas of law.
Sep 26, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
A Pennsylvania judge declared Bill Cosby a sexually violent predator on Tuesday and sentenced him to three to 10 years in prison.
Judge Steven O’Neill sentenced the 81-year-old Cosby for…
Sep 25, 2018 2:30 PM CDT
Viewers have to remember that Gwinnett County Jail is just that: a county jail. That means almost all the inmates are coming in off the streets. Don’t get this confused with a prison. You can think of county jail as a kind of lockup purgatory.
Sep 20, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
An Illinois judge wasn’t swayed during a sentencing hearing Thursday when former lawyer Donnie Rudd denied involvement in his wife’s 1973 murder.
Judge Marc Martin of Cook County sentenced Rudd…
Sep 14, 2018 7:50 AM CDT
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The retrial of a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard, convicted of first-degree murder for starting a mass shooting more than a decade ago in Iraq, resulted in a hung jury…
Sep 6, 2018 12:42 PM CDT
Former government contractor Reality Winner has been sentenced to five years and three months in prison for leaking to the media a top-secret report about Russian hacking attempts.
Aug 23, 2018 12:41 PM CDT
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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