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If convicted, Silento could be sentenced to a maximum of six years in prison.Silento Charged After Attacking Strangers With A Hatchet|Joi-Marie McKenzie|September 4, 2020|Essence.com
Dongfan “Greg” Chun, the first person convicted under the Economic Espionage Act, is sentenced to 15 years in prison.A brief history of US-China espionage entanglements|Konstantin Kakaes|September 3, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Raniere has since been convicted on felony sex trafficking, wire fraud, and other charges.HBO’s new sex cult doc has big lessons for investors|dzanemorris|September 2, 2020|Fortune
Legal scholar Jennifer Taub tracks how we got here—from post-Enron failure of prosecutorial muscle to the growth of “too big to jail” syndrome—and pose solutions that can help catch and convict offenders.
All 16 involved were convicted, and the ringleaders received death sentences.
A cheerful convict was found dead by his devoted caretaker one morning.
I spent four years in a prison where each handicapped convict was issued an underpaid inmate assistant.
As in most prisons, the “trusty” was a convict the warden trusted and thus had special privileges.
And revolutionary courts often convict and sentence journalists to prison on these baseless charges.
The jury decided that the case was not strong enough to convict.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Weary of the day's routine, I welcome the solitude of the cell, impatient even of the greeting of the passing convict.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
While a jury might refuse to convict on circumstantial evidence a detective is not so deterred.
It is hard to forgive an inferior for the wrong which he may convict us with; hence he grew heated as his daughter cooled.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
For six long months a court of inquiry sat, but it could not get evidence enough to convict a single man.Stories of Our Naval Heroes|Various
At the dinner hour Schiller left my fare to the convict Kunda, who brought me some water, while Schiller stood outside.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico