Jailed for racist attack
- Guilty, but not of hate. DuLong, Jessica // Advocate;7/22/2003, Issue 894, p18
After the recent acquittal of a Georgia man on hate-crimes charges in the case of an apparent antigay attack at Atlanta's Morehouse College, some people are asking, What, makes a hate crime? Less than a month after the college's upbeat graduation ceremony, a jury on June 11 found 19-year-old...
- Update: Sentencings in Attack on Amish Men and Women in Ohio. // Religious Freedom in Focus;Apr2013, Vol. 56, p7
The article discusses the hate crime case against 16 defendants who were sentenced from a year and a day to 15 years in prison for violating the Matthew Shepard-James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act in the U.S.
- Teen sentenced over involvement in gay hate attack. Payne, Jonny // Pink Paper;5/13/2011, p11
The article reports that teenager Adam Ayres was sentenced to a seven-year jail term by the Leicester Crown Court in England for his alleged role in a hate crime, luring a gay man into a park in Burbage where he was attacked and injured by three other individuals with baseball bats.
- Defendant in coffee house stabbing gets one year in Prison. Bone, Travis D. // Gay & Lesbian Times;4/3/2003, Issue 797, p14
Announces that William Houk, the teenager who pled guilty in court in March 2003 to stabbing Bernie Canotal was given a sentence of one year for his crime. Drop of a hate crime allegation in exchange for Houk pleading guilty to assault with a deadly weapon. Houk's speech on his behalf, which...
- Spencerport attacker gets extra jail time. Overmyer, Ove // Empty Closet;Feb2009, Issue 420, p16A
The article announces that Jesse Parsons of Spencerport, New York was given a longer sentence, from the original three to five and a half years, not only for his anti-gay attack on Lance Neve in March 2008 but also for his apparent lack of remorse. Parsons, who had been previously charged with...
- Washington Man Indicted on Federal Hate Crime Charge for Attack on Sikh Man. // Religious Freedom in Focus;Apr2013, Vol. 56, p3
The article reports on the federal hate crime case against Jamie Larson who was sentenced to statutory maximum of 10 years in prison for violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
- New Mexico's mecca in turmoil. // Advocate;4/12/2005, Issue 936, p16
This article reports on the brutal beating of openly gay man James Maestas on February 27, 2005. At a March 5, 2005 vigil in support of Maestas attended by about 300 people in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Democratic Governor Bill Richardson noted the state's hate-crimes statute, which could add one...
- House of Reeves arsonist jailed for 11 1/2 years. // DIY Week;4/20/2012, p2
The article reports on an 11-year and six-months prison sentence that has been meted for Gordon Thompson after a court found him guilty of burning down the House of Reeves furniture store in the town of Croydon in London, England on August 9, 2011.
- Former National Alliance Chieftain Guilty in Assault. // Intelligence Report;Fall2007, Issue 127, p10
The article reports on the guilty verdict imposed on Shaun Walker, former chairman of the neo-Nazi National Alliance, for federal hate crime and civil rights charges in the beating of a Latin American man and an American Indian. He was sentenced to more than seven years in prison, along with...