Judicial Vindictiveness

Kansas Man to be sentenced 3rd time for the same crime.

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As reported in this March 1, 2019 US News & World Report post, the Kansas Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to try again (third-time!) in sentencing a man convicted of “Aggravated Sodomy”

Friday’s high court decision stemmed from 2013 case involving Wyatt Brown, who was convicted of aggravated sodomy.

District Court Judge John Weingart initially sentenced Brown to 30 years in prison. Brown’s lawyers appealed the sentence, saying it was incorrectly articulated. The state Supreme Court agreed and ordered a resentencing.

March 1, 2019 US News & World Report Post

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