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Ohio Supreme Court rules jury must find ‘force’ to increase rape sentence

November 10, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a trial court may not enhance a defendant’s sentence for rape by force without the jury first considering evidence of the use of force. The trial court sentenced defendant Adam Bowers to 25 […]

Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Leader of tax-related phone scam sentenced to nearly 15 years in prison

November 13, 2015

Via: CNN

Tax-related phone scams have been rampant in the past two years, affecting hundreds of thousands of Americans. But on Wednesday one of the masterminds behind them was brought to justice. Sahil Patel, who organized the U.S. side of a fraud […]