Former Arlington Attorney is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

We associate long prison sentences with crimes of violence but white collar crimes committed by people from professional backgrounds can also carry stiff sentences. Recently, a disbarred attorney from Arlington, Texas was sentenced to 20 years in prison for continuing to represent herself as an attorney almost a decade after she lost her license. The Dallas Morning News reported on …

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Man Downtown and Associates Accused of Multiple Crimes

On July 25, 2014 court documents were unsealed accusing longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and three co-defendants; his longtime assistant Dapheny Fain, two political consultants Kathy Nealy and Christian Campbell of a variety of white collar crimes that abused the public’s trust. Last Friday, Our Man Downtown, and his three co-defendants were brought before Judge Stickney of the …

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Sample Letters from Friends and Relatives to Judge Prior to Sentencing

  How to Write a Letter to a Judge Dear: Prior to your sentencing, you may have friends and relatives write letters of support to the judge which the judge will consider in imposing sentencing. Because of the sentencing guidelines, the judge does not have a great deal of discretion as to your sentence, however, at times strong letters of …

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