Stewart Challenges Resentence, Claims Penalty for Speech

, New York Law Journal

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Attorney Herald Price Fahringer ran into a dubious appellate panel on Feb. 29 as he argued that disbarred defense attorney Lynne Stewart was unfairly punished for free speech when her comments outside the courthouse helped persuade a judge to more than triple her prison term in 2010.

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  • kenperkins

    I've always understood that under the sentencing guidelines that there was an implied right of enhancement of sentence if one were to piss off the sentencing judge.

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