U.S. Supreme Court rejects kosher meat plant manager’s appeal

02.10.2012                      16.Tischrei. 5773                      Sukkot 2

Jüdische Welt:

U.S. Supreme Court rejects kosher meat plant manager's appeal

Court refuses to consider whether sentence given to former chief executive of a kosher meat packing plant in Iowa, to serve 27 years in prison on charges of financial fraud, was excessive.

Without comment, the high court refused to consider whether Sholom Rubashkin's sentence was excessive for a first-time, nonviolent offender, and whether he was entitled to a new trial based on evidence of alleged judicial misconduct in the case….