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O'Brien v Judge Coughlan: trial judge should have adjourned sentencing as defendant was not in court

Here, the Supreme Court held that, as the defendant (O’Brien) was not present in court for his conviction for a traffic offence, the District Court trial judge should have adjourned sentencing to a later date where he was considering a custodial sentence. 337 more words

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Rochester man pleads to weapons crime

ROCHESTER, Minn. – An accused prowler has pled guilty to a gun charge.

34-year-old Jamie Lee Morrow of Rochester entered a guilty plea Thursday to being an ineligible person in possession of a firearm.  72 more words

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Dennis Oland sentenced to life in prison, no parole for 10 years

Dennis Oland has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years for the second-degree murder of his father.

A jury found Oland guilty of the crime in December following a trial that lasted four months and captured widespread public attention. 110 more words


Dogs are Emotional and Conscious Beings

I would like to share this article in the Globe and Mail with you, written not long after the sentencing of an animal abuser in Windsor, Ontario to two years in federal penitentiary followed by 25-year ban on pet ownership. 785 more words

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Guilty plea in teen brawl

AUSTIN, Minn. – One guilty plea has been entered in the case of two Mower County teenagers accused of attacking other teens.

19-year-old Ramiro Alejandro Pena of Austin pled guilty Monday to 3rd degree riot.  87 more words

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