No Let-Up On Dissident Crackdown
- Back to Basics. Johnson, Kay // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/18/2007, Issue 23, p39
The article focuses on the arrest and sentencing of Vietnamese human rights lawyer, Nguyen Van Dai. The author says that Dai was sentenced to five years in prison for propagandist activities against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Reportedly, the government utilized the media to inform the...
- Imprisoned SOA protesters get early release. Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter;09/24/99, Vol. 35 Issue 41, p7
Reports that four activist serving prison time gained their releases in September 1999 when a federal appeals court ruled that their sentences should be served concurrently. Range of the sentences given to the activists; Criminal charges against the activists; Explanation on the court's decision.
- District court hands down two sentences. // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);4/2/2009, Vol. 20 Issue 14, p3
The article reports on the sentences that have been handed down in the cases of Edward Butler for evading arrest in a motor vehicle and Enrico Mellon for the possession of a controlled substance before the district court in Clarendon, Texas in March 2009.
- Presentence Reports. // Probation & Parole Law Reports;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p87
The article presents the case U.S. vs. Brown wherein the court ruled that there will be no violations in sentencing by the court if the latter adopts the presentence report during the outset of the hearing.
- Creative sentencing. Hoy, Anthony // Bulletin with Newsweek;02/13/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6261, p19
Reports the substitute court sentence on artist Paul Tex for an alcohol-related charge. Conditions of the sentence; Considerations for the decision given by magistrate Antoine Bloemen; Evaluation of the success of the sentence.
- Former Chicago Lawyer Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud Involving at Least 102 Fraudulent Bailouts. // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;1/25/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 51, p11
The article reports on the conviction of Norton Helton, a former Chicago, Illinois lawyer, to 15 years in federal prison for engaging in mortgage and bankruptcy fraud schemes. The scheme involved a so-called mortgage bailout program that aimed to save financially distressed homeowners but...
- Judge accepts Conour wire fraud guilty plea. Stafford, Dave // Indiana Lawyer;7/17/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p4
The article reports on the sentenced of Indiana lawyer William Conour for 25 years and fined $250,000 after pleaded guilty of defrauding dozens of clients worth more than $4.5 million. Chief Justice Richard Young of the U.S. District Court for Southern Indiana states that Conour will be...
- DAILY NEWS. // Indiana Lawyer;12/18/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 21, p21
The article offers legal news briefs in Indiana as of December 18, 2013. Former attorney William Conour has filed a notice of appeal concerning his conviction and 10-year prison sentence for wire fraud. Indianapolis attorney Lee Christie was elected by the lawyers to the Judicial Nominating...
- ADAPTers Sentenced. Lathrop, Douglas // New Mobility;Jul2012, Vol. 23 Issue 226, p8
The article reports that over 70 ADAPT activists that include actor Noah Wyle, who were arrested in Washington, D.C. during a protest in April 2012 against proposed cuts to Medicaid services were sentenced on May 23, 2012.