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Lighter sentences sought for some business crimes

Lighter sentences sought for some business crimes

The federal panel that sets sentencing policy eased penalties this year for potentially tens of thousands of nonviolent drug offenders. Now, defense lawyers and prisoner advocates are pushing for similar treatment for a different category of defendants: swindlers, embezzlers, insider traders and other white-collar criminals. Lawyers who have long sought the changes say a window […]

Tattoos can sometimes identify wearer’s crimes

Tattoos can sometimes identify wearer’s crimes

Criminal justice experts say there are many tattoos that could signify the wearers committed murders and other crimes. Here are some examples: — TEARDROPS: Have several possible meanings, including the number of people the wearer killed or the number of stints in prison they served. A clear teardrop can mean the wearer wants revenge for […]