A Minnesota judge handed down an extra lenient prison sentence of just 24 months to former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter for killing Daunte Wright after purportedly confusing a Taser for a gun in suburban Minneapolis last year.
Daunte Wright's family, including his parents, siblings and mother of his son, had the opportunity to confront Kim Potter before the former Minnesota police officer convicted of manslaughter was sentenced for killing the 20-year-old motorist.
A judge handed down life in prison sentences to each of Ahmuad Arbery's three convicted murderers - Greg and Travis McMichaels and William "Roddie" Bryan - for the brutal and brazen killing of the unarmed Black jogger in a case that centered on race and captivated the world's attention.
A newly reduced prison sentence for former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, who was originally convicted of third-degree murder, has prompted speculation about the legal implications it has for Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty of the same charge for killing George Floyd.
Paul Hodgkins, the first person to be sentenced to prison for their role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has gotten decidedly less time than prosecutors asked for and what guidelines recommend. Hundreds of others face the same charge.
A judge gave disgraced lawyer and convicted extortionist Michael Avenatti the kind of lenient prison sentence that Black defendants who are guilty of doing less rarely if ever receive.
Two gunmen executed an ex-gang member whose prison sentence Obama commuted. The assailants targeted him at a federal halfway house.
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