Two senators say 30 years in prison isn’t long enough for someone who commits a ghastly murder. But right now, that’s the maximum for defendants convicted of second-degree murder, according to Maryland law.
Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to delay the sentencing of former D.C. councilmember Michael A. Brown who pleaded guilty to bribery.
A man convicted of killing a northern Virginia activist and throwing his body in a Fort Washington has been sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 120 years.
Lawyers opening their sentencing case for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning are focusing on his mental health and failures within his chain of command.
State Department workers were horrified by WikiLeaks’ publication of more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables leaked by Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, an agency official testified Thursday.
Military prosecutors say they’ll call as many as 20 witnesses for the sentencing of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted of espionage crimes for giving classified information to WikiLeaks.
Acquitted of the most serious charge against him, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning still faces up to 136 years in prison for leaking government secrets to the website WikiLeaks, and his fate rests with a judge who will begin hearing arguments Wednesday in the sentencing phase of the soldier’s court-martial.
Sentencing for suspended Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold has been set for March.
A man who shot and killed his girlfriend over interrupting his sleep was sentenced to life in prison for the murder.
A presidential memorabilia collector who has acknowledged stealing thousands of rare and valuable documents from historical societies and archives nationwide was set to be sentenced Wednesday in federal court.