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Court: Amish sect leader can afford to pay for attorney

The leader of an Amish sect in Ohio, who was indicted on federal charges for allegedly shaving the beards and cutting the hair of community members, must pay for his own legal defense after making millions off an oil-and-gas deal, court documents show. Previously ruled indigent, Samuel Mullet Sr. received about $2 million in early [...]
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Amish leader convicted of hate crimes in beard attacks

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

A leader of an Amish community in eastern Ohio was convicted of federal hate crimes Thursday for orchestrating the forcible cutting of Amish men's beards and Amish women's hair, a spokeswoman for U.S. District Court in Cleveland sai... Read Post

Amish Scheduled To Be Resentenced After Court Overturns Hate Crime Convictions

News : Huffington Post (4 hours ago)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions. The resentencing Monday afternoo... Read Post

Amish to be resentenced after hate crime convictions overturned

News : The Newsroom (3 hours ago)

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish group were due to be resentenced on Monday after an Ohio appellate court ruled in August that they did not commit a hate crime when they cut the beards and hai... Read Post


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