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First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Obama grants clemency to correct a sentence extended by a court typo

WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of a drug convict, correcting a mistake that had extended his prison time by more than three years and could not be fixed by the courts.Ceasar Huerta Cantu was sentenced to 15 years of incarceration ... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

P.M. UPDATE: Muskogee man pleads guilty to failing to register as sex offender

A Muskogee man pleaded guilty in federal court to failure to register as a sex offender, according to a media release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.Justin Wayne Riggs, 26, was indicted in March. The indictment alleged that from approximately April 2013, ... [Published Muskogee Phoenix - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Judge: 5 life sentences for ‘despicable act’ on child

Michael Odell Logan On Thursday, Walker County Circuit Judge Hoyt Elliott sentenced Michael Odell Logan, 34, of Dora, to five life sentences to be served consecutively, as well as additional consecutive sentences of 10 and 20 years.Logan was convicted ... [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Still more work ahead on victims’ rights

National Victims’ Rights Week is from April 6-12. This year’s theme is “30 Years: Restoring the Balance of Justice.”This year we mark an important milestone in the rights of crime victims. Since the passage of the Victims of Crime Act in 1984, we have ... [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sentencing postponed in widespread Placer County mail-theft case

| Auburn JournalSentencing postponed in widespread Placer County mail-theft caseSentencing has been postponed until June in the case of a Foresthill resident convicted of crimes connected with a string of letter-box thefts in Placer County .Richard Gray, ... [Published Auburn Journal - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Man convicted in attack on Valley Mission employee

STAUNTON — A judge convicted a Staunton man of malicious wounding Friday for a bottle attack that left a Valley Mission worker hospitalized last year.Jemal P. Organ, 31, faces a possible maximum of 20 years in prison.In Staunton Circuit Court on Tuesday, ... [Published News Leader - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Torture victim says he will never trust humans again

A hostage humiliated, degraded and tortured with a blow torch-heated fork pressed into his flesh while chained during a 24-hour ordeal in a suburban garage has spoken of never again trusting humans.The victim of what a Melbourne judge deemed protracted ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Prosecutors urge judge to deny bride's last-minute plea change

On the eve of her sentencing for the murder of her husband, federal prosecutors asked a judge Wednesday to deny a Kalispell newlywed’s request to withdraw her guilty plea.Jordan Linn Graham pleaded guilty to second-degree murder near the conclusion of ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Brothers plead guilty in connection with running medical marijuana dispensary, get probation

BAY CITY, MI — Two brothers who illegally operated a medical marijuana dispensary in Bay City have accepted plea offers, though they’ll likely avoid jail time.Corey R. Randall, 32, and Johnnie V. Randall, 34, on Wednesday, March 19, appeared before Bay ... [Published Bay City Times - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

CMJohannaCarr published Wadebridge man Lee Cudmore admits growing cannabis

A WADEBRIDGE man has admitted growing 40 cannabis plants.At Truro Crown Court on Friday, Lee Cudmore, 43, of New Park, admitted to producing 86.1g of cannabis between April, 1, 2012 and December 4, 2013.He also admitted possessing 7.81g of cannabis resin ... [Published Cornish Guardian - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

More testimony, report will factor into Graham murder sentence

Jordan Linn Graham shocked a packed courtroom Thursday afternoon by pleading guilty to second-degree murder just before closing arguments were set to begin, but testimony in the case has not finished.During a sentencing hearing set for March 27, family ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Court roundup: Cocaine, firearms, larceny, irrigation damage

ACCOMAC ? Marquise Drummond, 28, of Gargatha pleaded guilty to cocaine possession after police stopped him for an expired inspection sticker and found he was wanted by Norfolk police on a warrant for domestic assault and battery.When Drummond was taken ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Mar 18 2014]

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Cantu's case may not "stand for an obviously larger principle," Ruemmler said in her prepared remarks, but " demonstrates the importance of clemency as a fail-safe mechanism — when a worthy candidate runs out of other options, the president has the power to correct an injustice that no one else has."
"Today's sentence commutation by the President simply corrects that mistake" a White House official said
...created depictions of his own sexual exploitation, molestation, and abuse of a 4-year-old child," Judge Barbara Milano Keenan wrote for the court. "To make matters worse, Cobler was aware that his sexual contact with the child could have caused the child to contract Cobler's serious communicable disease."
Police Officer Shawn Applewhite testified that he seized as evidence a steak knife on the kitchen counter and a bloody towel in the bathroom. "There was multiple beer cans, and the living room furniture was in disarray" he testified

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Obama grants clemency to correct a sentence ext... [Published Hampton Roads Daily Press - 4 hours ago]
Obama grants clemency to correct a sentence ext... [Published Morning Call - 5 hours ago]
Backpage murderer called coward for failing to ... [Published Macomb Daily - 7 hours ago]
President Barack Obama chops 3 1/2 years off po... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
Former Chuy’s owner enters plea deal [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
Obama commutes man's sentence lengthened by typo [Published CBS News - 11 hours ago]
Exposing Child to HIV Justifies Long Sentence [Published Courthouse News Service - 14 hours ago]
P.M. UPDATE: Muskogee man pleads guilty to fail... [Published Muskogee Phoenix - Apr 14 2014]
All But One Charge Dropped in Twin Falls Rape, ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 14 2014]
Court rules child pornographer’s 120-year sente... [Published Raw Story - Apr 14 2014]
Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Murde... [Published United States Department of Justice - Apr 10 2014]
Leith City Officials Object to Craig Cobb Plea ... [Published Southern Poverty Law Center - Apr 09 2014]
Boozed Gibbston concert-goer's nasty attack on ... [Published Queenstown Scene - Apr 08 2014]
Woman in 50s required surgery after being punched [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 07 2014]
Flagstaff man sentenced to eight years in priso... [Published Arizona Daily Sun - Apr 04 2014]
Judge: 5 life sentences for ‘despicable act’ on... [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Apr 04 2014]
Still more work ahead on victims’ rights [Published Tahoe Daily Tribune - Apr 04 2014]
Sentencing postponed in widespread Placer Count... [Published Auburn Journal - Apr 02 2014]
Neeley gets 96 months in federal prison [Published Citizen Tribune - Apr 01 2014]
Man convicted in attack on Valley Mission employee [Published News Leader - Apr 01 2014]
Torture victim says he will never trust humans ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 30 2014]
Heir's sentence raises questions in child rape ... [Published Lafayette Journal & Courier - Mar 30 2014]
Prosecutors urge judge to deny bride's last-min... [Published Ravalli Republic - Mar 26 2014]
Fugitive's sentencing final chapter in '89 killing [Published Seymour Tribune - Mar 26 2014]
Allentown man sentenced for smash-and-grab burg... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 25 2014]
Brothers plead guilty in connection with runnin... [Published Bay City Times - Mar 24 2014]
Social Security Fraud Scheme Leads To Federal C... [Published United States Department of Justice - Mar 22 2014]
Johnson sentenced on bad check charge [Published The VW Independent - Mar 21 2014]
Halfway House Counselor Called a Predator [Published Courthouse News Service - Mar 20 2014]
CMJohannaCarr published Wadebridge man Lee Cudm... [Published Cornish Guardian - Mar 20 2014]
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