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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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The Sentence for Impaired Driving in Georgia

Road deaths are rising nationwide and impaired driving in Georgia remains a major cause of deaths. More than 1,500 people lost their lives in Georgia in 2016. Across the United States, 40,200 people were killed in accidents making 2016 the … Continue reading

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Should there be (and will there be) an appeal of federal judge's imposition of "shorter sentence because … of [defendant's] decision to be sterilized"?

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Sixth Circuit Remands Sentence in § 924(c) Case in Light of Dean.

In United States v. Henry, the Sixth Circuit reiterated that district courts have more flexibility in considering the mandatory minimums required by § 924(c)(1) in order to depart from the Guidelines for the underlying predicate convictions.  Michael Henry, who had obtained a reversal … Continue reading

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You be the federal judge: what sentence for Senator Rand Paul's attacker?

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