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Teacher sex cases open wounds of racial tension would be unusual for someone accused of such a crime to be held without bail. Deborah Ahrens, a visiting professor of criminal law at the University of South Carolina, said of the bail amounts for the two teachers: "For the clients that...
Judge refuses to hear motion for dismissal

...before Chief Judge William M. Fleming Jr. "I just need some ruling," Mr. Johnson said. Ron Carlson, a professor of criminal law and procedure at the University of Georgia School of Law, said a judge can declare a mistrial over attorneys...
Superior Court judges' sentencing of offenders varies

...only common in court districts across the nation, but in some ways essential, according to Robert Batey, a professor of criminal law and sentencing at Stetson University in St. Petersburg, Fla. Batey said most people recognize that each case...
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Lay is biggest fish in Enron case

...very tough" for Lay to get a separate trial because a conspiracy is being alleged, said Ronald Allen, a professor of criminal law at Northwestern University in Chicago. And Frederic S. Fox, a trial lawyer in New York, added that the prosecutors...
Compensation to family reduces sentence in DUI case

...way in which those with financial means are able to have a different kind of justice," said Donna Coker, a professor of criminal law at the University of Miami School of Law. Alayn was killed Oct. 8, 2001, when McLennand drove his Honda sedan...
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