Sentencing/Post Conviction

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Judiciary

7th Circuit orders new sentence after judge’s remarks on urban decay, riots and fatherhood

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Ex-BigLaw partner avoids long sentence for insider trading; judge notes otherwise ‘exemplary life’

Criminal Justice

Additional ‘Making a Murderer’ episodes to air; lawyer says new evidence will be revealed

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Lawyer making routine list discovered law-firm partner didn’t have law license; she gets prison time

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Convicted rapists in Massachusetts received no prison time about 14 percent of the time

Religious Law

7th Circuit grants injunction allowing Wiccan prisoner to wear pentacle medallion

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Judges can consider predictive data on risk of reoffending in limited circumstances, court rules

White-Collar Crime

11th Circuit references Vulcans and bourbon in tossing convictions in alleged ‘bar girls’ scheme

Trials & Litigation

Actual innocence is needed for claim of sentencing malpractice, Washington Supreme Court says

Privacy Law

Using worker’s password to access info at former workplace is illegal hacking, 9th Circuit says

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Soccer star Lionel Messi gets suspended sentence for tax fraud

Sentencing/Post Conviction

In second sentencing, judge adds an extra year to Pistorius’ prison term

Trials & Litigation

Subject of ‘Serial’ podcast gets a new trial; judge says trial lawyer didn’t question cellphone data

Sentencing/Post Conviction

6th Circuit upholds minimum child-porn sentence imposed after judge asks jurors for their opinion

Sentencing / Post-Conviction

Legality of using predictive data to determine sentences challenged in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court tosses conviction of former Virginia governor, clarifies reach of bribery law

Criminal Justice

Jury recommends life sentence for lawyer in home-invasion attack; victimized partner makes statement

Tort Law

Man pleads guilty in auto crash, then sues city alleging police siren and lights distracted him

Evidence

Star of reality TV fishing program ‘Wicked Tuna’ gets probation for disability fraud

Criminal Justice

Law firm bookkeeper got job despite prior criminal record, is now convicted in new $100K theft
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