Public shaming as a punishment in lieu of jail time has many proponents both because of the money it saves in jail time and the humiliation it inflicts on the wrongdoer. But is it really legal?
Thirty-nine-year-old Khalil Survey of Lake Hiawatha was also ordered Wednesday to pay $300,000 in restitution to the victims.
Sentencing was postponed Wednesday for two women who pleaded guilty for their work at a corrupt, grimy Philadelphia abortion clinic whose owner was convicted of killing babies born alive.
A Paulsboro man whose ex-girlfriend called him a “monster” has been sentenced to a lengthy prison term.
Jeffrey “Jazzy” Jones of Camden will also have to serve 12 years of supervised release once he’s freed from prison.
The letters were released Thursday by Judge John Cleland, two days after he sentenced the former Penn State assistant coach to at least 30 years in prison for 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
The victims of Jerry Sandusky didn’t come to court looking for an apology; they know that will likely never happen. They came to make sure no child would ever again suffer at Sandusky’s hands.
Forty-six-year-old William Ward entered the plea Monday in Lehigh County Court to a first-degree murder charge in the June 2011 slaying of 29-year-old Trisha Sadler.
Jerry Sandusky’s attorney says the convicted sex offender will speak out at his sentencing hearing, scheduled for Tuesday in Bellefonte, Pa.
A federal judge decided the fates of four men who previously pleaded guilty in connection with a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.
Naqueebullah Habibi, 20, pleaded guilty in July to Aggravated Manslaughter and admitted to the 2011 slaying of William Walker Jr.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has released a statement just hours after Monsignor William Lynn was sentenced to 3-6 years in prison, calling his sentence “heavy.”
Jon Lackner of Cherry Hill was sentenced Tuesday in Philadelphia by U.S. District Judge Petrese Tucker.
A former volunteer youth girl’s soccer coach from Philadelphia was sentenced to 12.5 to 25-years in jail on Monday, after pleading guilty last year to using social media sites like MySpace and Facebook to prey on teenage girls.
A southern New Jersey man who smothered his infant son in their home because the child would not stop crying has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison.