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FLorida's 10-20-Life

We have all seen the headlines, “Fla. Mom gets 20 years for warning shot”. We have all heard some of the stories trying to tie this long sentence to race. 1,217 more words

Cases

Where Are They Now? An Update on Past Posts

Every few weeks, I review the press releases for the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices across the country. In the blur of stories about drug busts and indictments for low-level health care fraud, sometimes a name sounds familiar. 523 more words

Sentencing

Postiglione v R | High Court of Australia | 24 July 1997

ON 24 JULY 1997, the High Court of Australia delivered Postiglione v R HCA 26; (1997) 189 CLR 295; (1997) 145 ALR 408; (1997) 71 ALJR 875 (24 July 1997). 497 more words

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