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Criminal – Contempt – Sentence Alteration (access required)

A district court declines to alter its earlier order finding a lawyer guilty of criminal contempt and fining him $2,500 for his violation of an earlier order that he not refer to government witnesses as liars during closing arguments in a criminal trial. The lawyer argues that his case should be taken under advisement by the ...