4087 ABA Journal Sentencing/Post Conviction articles.
Lawyers for I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Jr. argued against release of letters in his support on the ground that the authors would be subjected to ridicule on the Internet.
Jun 11, 2007 2:17 PM CDT
A Texas lawyer will seek a new trial following his theft conviction for pressuring men for money after they had sex with his wife, who is also a lawyer.
San Antonio lawyer Ted Roberts will argue in his new trial motion that the charges proved by prosecutors did not match those in the indictment, Texas Lawyer reports.
Last week Roberts was sentenced to five years in prison for the crime.
Jun 11, 2007 1:46 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has overturned a lifetime ban on Internet use imposed on a man who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography.
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in Philadelphia ruled the sentence violated a statute that requires post-prison restrictions on defendants to be narrowly tailored, the Legal Intelligencer reports.
Jun 11, 2007 1:28 PM CDT
In a Case About New Evidence, High Court Looks to the Future of Innocence Claims
Sep 24, 2006 9:16 AM CDT
States Slowly Beginning to Help Inmates’ Children and Advocates Say its Overdue
Feb 22, 2006 6:33 AM CST
In Bids for Resentencing, White-Collar Criminals Want Review of Loss Figures
Feb 22, 2006 5:10 AM CST
High Court Will Weigh Those Issues in Capital and Search Cases This Term
Dec 29, 2005 11:58 AM CST
A Forensic Pathologist Successfully Fights Criminal Charges Stemming From His Testimony in a Shaken Baby Case
Dec 29, 2005 11:29 AM CST
Ineffective-Assistance Rulings Show High Court Wary of Lawyering in Capital Cases
Sep 29, 2005 7:48 AM CDT
Making Biblical References at Trial May Be Grounds for Revers
Jul 28, 2005 6:10 PM CDT
Lawyer Turns Documentary Filmmaker to Champion Rights of the Wrongly Accused
May 28, 2005 11:55 AM CDT
ABA Urges Congress to Give Advisory Sentencing Guidelines a Chance to Work
Apr 28, 2005 9:57 AM CDT
Recent High Court Decisions Give Congress a Chance to Test Kennedy Commission Ideas
Apr 28, 2005 8:34 AM CDT
After Sentencing Rulings, Many States Are Poised to Revamp Their Systems
Mar 28, 2005 12:57 PM CST
In Seeking Answers to Sentencing Chaos, Judges Look to Scalia and to Kansas
Sep 12, 2004 4:11 PM CDT