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Could Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as a SCOTUS Justice, encourage his colleagues to take up acquitted conduct sentencing?

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Greek Maritime Officer Acquitted in Texas “Magic Pipe” Case

On April 28, 2010, a Houston federal court jury found Greek maritime officer Ioannis Mylonakis not-guilty of charges that he engineered the dumping of oil tanker waste off of the Texas coast in early 2009. The jury rejected claims by… … Continue reading

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Taiwan ex-president Chen acquitted of one charge, given additional sentence

[JURIST] The Taiwan High Court [official website, in Chinese] court on Friday overturned the conviction [press release, in Chinese] of former president Chen Shui-bian [BBC profile; JURIST news archive] on charges of embezzling state funds but sentenced him to additional … Continue reading

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NYC Department of Sanitation employee acquitted of disciplinary charges

NYC Department of Sanitation employee acquitted of disciplinary charges Dep't of Sanitation v. Gonzalez (in PDF), OATH Index No. 1915/11 An OATH Administrative Law Judge found that the New York City Department of Sanitation failed to prove that a sanitation … Continue reading

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Egypt ministers acquitted on charges of misappropriating state funds

[JURIST] An Egyptian court on Tuesday acquitted three former ministers under ousted president Hosni Mubarak [Al Jazeera profile; JURIST news archive] on charges of misappropriating state funds. The Cairo Criminal Court found three ministers not guilty [Al-Ahram report]: Ahmed Maghrabi, … Continue reading

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