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Barry Bonds sentencing today in Federal Court

Posted in Baseball, Performance Enhancing Drugs, Punishment, Sentencing

Barry Bonds will appear before U.S. District Judge Susan Illston today to learn his fate for his obstruction of justice conviction. Bonds’ sentencing range under the federal sentencing guidelines is 15-21 months. The government has filed papers with the court asking that he receive the bottom of the guideline range, 15 months, but that the sentence be… Continue Reading

Sometimes Nascar drivers say the Dumbest Things

Posted in NASCAR, Sentencing

On June 21, 2011, we published an article about Kyle Busch driving 128 mph in Iredell County, North Carolina in a 45 mph zone. We recommended a particular course of action for Busch and his attorney before they came to Court.  Our recommendation was not followed. On August 24, 2011, Kyle Bush finally appeared in… Continue Reading