Tag Archives: Jail

Scooter Libby commuted by Bush

Scooter Libby’s prison sentence was commuted by President Bush Monday. Libby was facing 30 months in jail on charges of obstruction of justice and perjury. The commute will not, however, relieve Libby of having to pay a $250,000 fine. The conviction will also remain on his record. President Bush called Libby’s original sentence “excessive,” citing… Read More »

Paris Hilton: Celebrity Justice?

It seems to be an appropriate time to touch on the Paris Hilton fiasco. I, nor many others, actually imagined that she would actually land in jail. After hearing that her sentence was trimmed from 45 to 23 days, on account of “good behavior,” I was absolutely sure that she would eventually not serve any… Read More »