The instances where staggered sentences have been used reveals that they are an exercise of judicial discretion usually reserved for wealthy defendants.
The nation's official position for the next five years on diet for health is on the line, imperiled by bullies. I am speaking out simply because we don't know how many others, encountering the same forces, have decided doing so is not worth the abuse. I am speaking out because: it is.
Wong was careful to note that when a company or a CEO takes steps to make themselves appear like good corporate citizens
Jeffrey Skilling, the former CEO of Enron, had his prison term reduced to 14 years on Friday, according to a tweet from CNBC. Skilling, who was originally sentenced to more than 24 years in prison, has been in jail since 2006 over his role in Enron's collapse.
In the interim his legal team pursued more appeals and sought a new trial, reaching the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010. Former
Whether a "whistleblower," as Edward Snowden is inevitably being called, is good or bad, helpful or damaging, is an unavoidable and fundamental question, thus also inevitably divisive.
Meanwhile, in contrast to Sarbanes-Oxley, the Dodd-Frank financial reform law has been lobbied into submission in the years
A new sentence would be imposed by U.S. District Judge Sim Lake in Houston, who had ordered the original 24-year sentence
14.7 percent of emails between employees of the company at the center of one of the biggest corporate scandals in history
The California Arts Council recently launched campaign to re-inflate its operating budget with, of all things, auto license plates.