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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Utah woman sentenced for child sex abuse committed while she was a man

DUCHESNE — Judge Samuel Chaira's eyes glistened with tears Monday and his voice became choked with emotion as he handed down the sentence."Zero to five years in prison, because that's all I can give you," Chiara told Susan Elizabeth Rye, after saying ... [Published Deseret Morning News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Juror no-show delays hearing

The judge, attorneys and clerks were all ready to interview a juror Friday at the center of a legal dispute over the murder conviction of Peter Hedvall, but there was one glaring problem -- the juror wasn't in court.Circuit Judge Mark Jones looked quizzically ... [Published Key Largo & Islamorada Free Press - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Former Tom Bean police chief pleads guilty to assault and theft charges

Former Tom Bean Police Chief Michael Webster pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to one count of assault of a public servant and one count of theft of a firearm. The plea Webster entered means that Judge Brian Gary will sentence him to no more than seven ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Vincent Sanchez pleads guilty to two 2nd degree murder charges

_ Vincent Earnest Sanchez pleaded guilty to two counts of second degree murder today during a trial readiness hearing at the Humboldt County Superior Courthouse for the fatal shootings of two Eureka men that took place in late March.After Sanchez's attorney ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

"Confronting Cognitive 'Anchoring Effect' and 'Blind Spot' Biases in Federal Sentencing: A Modest Solution for Reforming a Fundamental Flaw"

The title of this post is the title of this intriguing new paper by U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett. Here is the abstract:Cognitive "anchoring effect" bias, especially related to numbers, like sentencing guidelines ranges, is widely recognized in cognitive ... [Published Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Toothy Moose barfight death leads to guilty plea

Jason William Whitehead has plead guilty to manslaughter in the December 2011 death of James Phillip Mattatall.Mattatall , 23, of Dartmouth, was found in the early hours of Saturday, Dec. 17, on Argyle Street in front the Toothy Moose bar unconscious ... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Shepard reaches plea deal

Keenan Akil Shepard, 22, 321 Lynwood St., Bristol, the man the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department said stuck a gun in the face of a county woman on March 26, along with his attorney, Benjamin G. Sharp, reached a plea agreement in United States District ... [Published Erwin Record - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Accounts manager admits dishonesty charges

A Christchurch accounts manager has admitted two dishonesty charges and has been remanded on bail for sentencing in December when he may seek a discharge without conviction.Details of the offending by James William McKellar, 26, of Merivale, have not ... [Published The Press NZ - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Ronnie Wilson pleads guilty on obstruction of justice charge

Ronnie Wilson (File: FOX Carolina) ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) -Former Anderson County Councilman Ronnie Wilson, 64, pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to a conspiracy to obstruct justice charge.U.S. States Attorney Bill Nettles said the judge ... [Published FOX Carolina - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why RHNJ's Teresa Giuduce Was Sentenced to Prison

Teresa's sentencing guidelines were 21 to 27 months. Joe's guidelines were about double that. (The guidelines are not mandatory, and unless there is a mandatory minimum, which there was not in this case, the judge can impose a sentence below them.)Teresa ... [Published Talkleft - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

You could have killed someone

LUKE Saurine put the lives of hundreds of motorists at risk during a high-speed pursuit on the night of August 9. LUKE Saurine put the lives of hundreds of motorists at risk during a high-speed pursuit on the night of August 9. But worst of all, Magistrate ... [Published Goulburn Post - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty in Campaign Finance Case...

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a campaign finance conspiracy scheme.Rowland, who also served in the House of Representatives, has been found guilty of one count of conspiracy, two counts ... [Published NECN.com - Sep 19 2014]

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"Zero to five years in prison, because that's all I can give you" Chiara told Susan Elizabeth Rye, after saying the third-degree felony she pleaded guilty to in a deal with prosecutors "doesn't even touch what you...
"We will refer the matter to the (county) Probation Department for preparation of a presentence report" Reinholtsen said
"Confronting Cognitive 'Anchoring Effect' and 'Blind Spot' Biases in Federal Sentencing: A Modest Solution for Reforming a Fundamental Flaw"

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Utah woman sentenced for child sex abuse commit... [Published Deseret Morning News - 7 hours ago]
Juror no-show delays hearing [Published Key Largo & Islamorada Free Press - Oct 18 2014]
Former Tom Bean police chief pleads guilty to a... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Oct 15 2014]
Vincent Sanchez pleads guilty to two 2nd degree... [Published Contra Costa Times - Oct 15 2014]
"Confronting Cognitive 'Anchoring Effect' and '... [Published Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP - Oct 13 2014]
Toothy Moose barfight death leads to guilty plea [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 10 2014]
Shepard reaches plea deal [Published Erwin Record - Oct 09 2014]
Accounts manager admits dishonesty charges [Published The Press NZ - Oct 09 2014]
Ronnie Wilson pleads guilty on obstruction of j... [Published FOX Carolina - Oct 06 2014]
Why RHNJ's Teresa Giuduce Was Sentenced to Prison [Published Talkleft - Oct 03 2014]
You could have killed someone [Published Goulburn Post - Oct 02 2014]
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty in Cam... [Published NECN.com - Sep 19 2014]
Esplin ordered to spend 1 year in jail [Published St. George Spectrum - Sep 19 2014]
Judge: Other jurors to be sequestered during he... [Published Key Largo & Islamorada Free Press - Sep 13 2014]
Former UC Davis chemist pleads no contest to ma... [Published Woodland Daily Democrat - Sep 12 2014]
Man admits carrying unlicensed gun outside Hatf... [Published The Intelligencer - Sep 03 2014]
Repeat drunken driver heads to state prison for... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Aug 21 2014]
Parents plead guilty in family drug-distributio... [Published Waco Tribune Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Ex-Macy's worker pleads to scamming store [Published The Intelligencer - Jul 01 2014]
Franconia man admits to Telford bar fight [Published The Intelligencer - Jul 01 2014]
Spencer man convicted of assault loses appeal, ... [Published Marshfield News Herald - Jun 06 2014]
Updated: Men sentenced in fatal heroin overdose... [Published Stevens Point Journal - May 17 2014]
Obama Surpasses the Awful Commutation Records o... [Published REASON Online - Apr 17 2014]
Man convicted in attack on Valley Mission employee [Published News Leader - Apr 01 2014]
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