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What Will Larry Nassar’s Life Be Like in Federal Prison?

Now that all of Larry Nassar’s criminal cases have concluded, his life will transition from that of a jail detainee to that of a federal prisoner. In total, he was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison for three federal child pornography offenses and 40 to 175 years in Michigan state prison for a number

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High Court Stays Execution Where Judge Overrode Jury Recommendation

A little over two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court in Hurst v. Florida ruled 8-1 it was unconstitutional for state judges to overrule jury sentencing recommendations in death penalty cases. The high court ruled a criminal defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to a trial by jury was violated if the jury was not permitted to

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