Tag Archives: Discretion

Late filing accepted as timely in jerky dispute

A $5 million punitive damage award has been effectively reinstated in a dispute between the shareholders of Link Snacks Inc., which makes beef jerky and other meat products. The jury actually imposed reciprocal $5 million punitive damage awards against the ...

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10-2343 U.S. v. Snodgrass

Sentencing Discretion Where the judge gave a thorough written explanation for the sentence, the sentence is affirmed, even though the oral remarks at the sentencing hearing were inadequate. “We caution, however, that name-calling is not a substitute for reasoned analysis. ...

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