March 15, 2005
What sentence should Bernie Ebbers get under Booker?
This morning I pondered in this post what sentence former Connecticut Governor Rowland might get under Booker, and now this afternoon we have another high-profile sentencing to contemplate. As detailed in this AP story, former WolrdCom chief Bernard Ebbers was convicted today on numerous fraud counts. Peter Henning over at the White Collar Crime Blog has this post thughtfully detailing that Blakely and Booker issues are likely to impact not only Ebbers' sentencing, but also his expected appeal.
March 15, 2005 at 05:29 PM | Permalink
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I think he should go to jail, period! Throw the key away....he hurt so many people....
Posted by: Anne Fischer | Apr 1, 2005 1:15:43 PM
Bernie should have gotten 4 months just like Martha. These poor rich people don't need to go to jail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by: Michael Cress | Jul 13, 2005 11:47:47 AM