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Man Sentenced To 40 Years After Stabbing Transgendered Woman 119 Times

A Navy sailor was given a 40-year sentence Monday in the tragic stabbing of a transgendered Mississippi woman.

Dwanya Hickerson, 21, will serve the majority of his life in a Mississippi prison in prison for the stabbing death of  285 more words

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Community center shooter sentenced to 78 months in federal prison

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A local man accused of opening fire inside a community center gym filled with children has been sentenced to 78 months in a federal prison. 99 more words


Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals orders a new sentencing hearing

On July 24, 2017, the Tennessee Court of Criminal ordered a new sentencing hearing in a Montgomery County aggravated assault case.  Tennessee Code Annotated provides mitigating factors, enhancement factors, purposes, and principles for a trial court to consider in sentencing.   45 more words

Criminal Law

Grand Traverse County Man Sentenced in Duct-Taping of Cat

Mykhaylo Narolskyy was sentenced today in Grand Traverse County District Court after pleading guilty to an offense of cruelty to an animal. He was given two years of probation in which he is not to behave in a violent, threatening, intimidating or harassing manner towards a person or an animal and he is to be respectful to all court employees, service and/or care providers. 62 more words


High Court sets out new sentencing framework for NS defaulters

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s High Court on Tuesday (Jul 25) set out new sentencing benchmarks for those who default on national service (NS).

In a written judgment, the court said that the length of sentences should be amplified for those who have defaulted for a longer period of time, to “reflect the decline in a person’s physical fitness with age” and also to create a “progressive disincentive” for defaulters to delay their return. 448 more words

Current Affairs

California Supreme Court Narrows 3-Strikes Ballot Measure

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court has narrowed the scope of a state ballot measure that allowed some three-strike inmates to get shorter prison terms. 127 more words


Peter Kema Sr. sentenced to 20 years for death of 'Peter Boy'

Twenty years later, justice has finally been served for “Peter Boy” Kema.

His father, Peter Kema Sr., was sentenced Monday morning to 20 years in prison for the death of his son, bringing an end to a cold case that haunted the state for decades. 547 more words