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Second Death Sentence Upheld For 1994 Murder

For the second time, the Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death penalty for a Clinton County man who robbed and killed an 88-year-old woman he met while delivering furniture to her home. Read more detail on Recent Judiciary posts … Continue reading

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Sentencing Update: California Doctor Sentenced To 63 Months In Federal Prison For Health Care Fraud. Doctor's Testimony At Trial Resulted in Longer Sentence. Doctor Husband Sentenced to One Year and One Day.

In federal court, one important issue is whether to testify or not testify. It is a more critical issue in federal court due to a federal judge's ability to increase the sentence for "obstruction" if the judge thinks the defendant … Continue reading

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Six-year prison sentence for false advertising online

United States v. Arif, No. 17-1597, 2018 WL 3454467 (1stCir. Jul. 18, 2018)A reminder that false advertising can be subject to criminal penalties: Mustafa Hassan Arif sold non-prescription drug products that purported to treat or cure hundreds of different diseases … Continue reading

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Sweepstakes Copywriter Receives 36-Month Prison Sentence for Role in Direct Mail Scheme

One of the early guilty pleas in the government’s crack-down on allegedly fraudulent sweepstakes and astrology direct marketing campaigns has received a 36-month prison sentence. This sentence against a supplier reflects the serious nature of the government’s investigation into these … Continue reading

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