Now in Legal Rebels:
Posted Aug 30, 2011 05:22 pm CDT
Sentenced to life earlier this month in a Texas sex-assault case concerning a child bride, the leader of a fringe polygamous religious sect is in a medically induced coma as a result of post-sentencing fast but expected to recover.
Jeffs, who heads the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, reportedly is in critical but stable condition after being flown to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.
ABAJournal.com: “Church Leader Jeffs Convicted in Sex-Assault Case re His ‘Spiritual’ Marriages to Child Brides”