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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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Ohio Amish sect leader, followers found guilty of hate crimes in hair attacks

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

An Amish leader and 15 followers were convicted Thursday in Cleveland of federal hate crimes in connection with the forcible cutting of the hair and beards of religious rivals last fall. Read Post

Sixteen Amish plead not guilty to beard-cutting attacks meant to shame members of religious community

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Sixteen Amish men and women pleaded not guilty today over charges they cut the hair and beards of other members of the sect. The 10 men and six women overflowed defence tables and the jury box as they entered the pleas in Ohio befor... Read Post

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 orchestratingĀ 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

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