Lynne Stewart gets 28 months

That’s a whole lot less than it could have been for this 67-year-old radical lawyer who often defends those the mainstream despises.The sentence is hardly the best of all worlds but way better than the 30 years she could have gotten. She say some of her actions “were ill-advised.” The neocons wanted her scalp on a belt on bogus terrorism charges, and they almost got it.

Here’s some background on Stewart and the case.

She will no longer be able to practice law but will not die in prison either.
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