Can a Federal Judge Sentence You for a Crime Your Jury Says You Didn’t Commit? The Answer May Terrify You – Reason.com

Sens. Dick Durbin (D–Ill.) and Chuck Grassley (R–Iowa) introduced a bill this week that would expressly prohibit the use of acquitted conduct at sentencing. “If any American is acquitted of charges by a jury of their peers, then some sentencing judge shouldn’t be able to find them guilty anyway and add to their punishment,” Grassley said in a statement released this week. “That’s not acceptable and it’s not American.”

Source: Can a Federal Judge Sentence You for a Crime Your Jury Says You Didn’t Commit? The Answer May Terrify You – Reason.com

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Well that’s not “fair”!

Argh!

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