Tag Archives: prison

California Physician Sentenced in Sacramento Federal Court to over 4 Years in Prison for Prescribing Methadone and Pain Medications Without Proper Documented Medical Exams

One of the issues with physicians and former physicians is that the government can file charges years after the treatment. This is happening with those who prescribed pain medications years ago to patients. A recent case relates to patients from … Continue reading

Posted in Administrative law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Developer gets prison after admitting backdoor was made for malice

(credit: Jeremy Brooks) An Arkansas man has been sentenced to serve almost three years in federal prison for developing advanced malware that he knew would be used to steal passwords, surreptitiously turn on webcams, and conduct other unlawful actions on … Continue reading

Posted in Technology & Cyberlaw | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Sentenced a Teen to Die in Prison. I Regret It.

A retired judge sentenced a teenager to 241 years in prison. She now believes her sentence was unconstitutional. This piece originally appeared at The Washington Post.  “You will die in the Department of Corrections.” Those are the words I spoke … Continue reading

Posted in Constitutional Law | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Killer of Royal Caribbean Crew Member Adriana Morales de Florencia Sentenced to Prison

The killer of Royal Caribbean crew member Adriana Morales de Florencia was sentenced to prison for her murder. There is a conflict in the reporting whether the sentence was for 22 years or 17 years.  In April of 2017, Ms. … Continue reading

Posted in Admiralty-Maritime Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Encouraging new report on prospects for prison reform legislation emerging from Congress

Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

Posted in Law Professors | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment