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Imprisoned former lawyer says federal prison supports her release to fight cancer

May 3, 2013, 05:40 am CDT

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Sounds like a win-win. She already served what her original sentence was, and the government will not have to shell out for that expensive cancer treatment.

By NoleLaw on 2013 05 03, 7:15 am CDT

If Ms. Stewart dies in prison, so be it.  She betrayed her country and is a disgrace to her profession.

By Yankee on 2013 05 03, 8:32 am CDT

From the resentencing on July 15, 2010, lest we forget what she did and her attitude:

An appeals court had ordered the judge to resentence Ms. Stewart after it deemed his first sentence too light. Ms. Stewart was convicted in 2005 of assisting terrorism by smuggling information from an imprisoned client to violent followers in Egypt. Andrew S. Dember, an assistant United States attorney, said in court on Thursday that Ms. Stewart’s actions went beyond advocating for her client, Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman: “She gave aid to pro-violence factions of a violent terrorist organization.”  The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit asked the judge to weigh the prosecution’s contentions that Ms. Stewart committed perjury when she testified at her trial and had abused her position as a lawyer. What seemed to weigh heavily on the judge’s decision were statements Ms. Stewart made to the press after her first sentencing that she could do 28 months “standing on my head” and that she would do it all again.

By JimB on 2013 05 03, 10:54 am CDT

Thank you for the reminder JimB

” What seemed to weigh heavily on the judge’s decision were statements Ms. Stewart made to the press after her first sentencing that she could do 28 months “standing on my head” and that she would do it all again.”

I think she should get the same consideration that the victims of 9/11 and the Boston Marathon and the London Subway got from the vile pigs she chose to lay down with.

To hell with her. Let her die on the bed she made for herself.

And Shame, Shame on all those so-called freedom loving progressive airheads who weep at her plight.  Is decency dead?

By Been There on 2013 05 03, 12:00 pm CDT

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