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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 HATCHETJOI-MARIE MCKENZIESEPTEMBER 4, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Dongfan “Greg” Chun, the first person convicted under the Economic Espionage Act, is sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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Raniere has since been convicted on felony sex trafficking, wire fraud, and other charges.
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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.
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All 16 involved were convicted, and the ringleaders received death sentences.
THE FAILED HIJACKING THAT REMADE THE SOVIET UNIONEROMO EGBEJULEAUGUST 24, 2020OZY
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 ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
While a jury might refuse to convict on circumstantial evidence a detective is not so deterred.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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 MAGICIANALEXANDER 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 HEROESVARIOUS
At the dinner hour Schiller left my fare to the convict Kunda, who brought me some water, while Schiller stood outside.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONVICT

  • bandit
  • convict
  • cutthroat
  • gangster
  • hoodlum
  • lawbreaker
  • mugger
  • outlaw
  • ruffian
  • thug
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