Moments after he screamed in court, “I did not kill Kathleen,” Drew Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the 2004 murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio.
Peterson had faced as much as 60 years, but Judge Edward Burmila said he gave Peterson some consideration for his years as a police officer and his service in the military.
The sentence was handed down after Peterson, who did not testify at this trial, made an emotional appeal to the judge, at times appearing to choke up.
News For You
— April 11, 2014
By Attorney Jorge P. Gutierrez Special to THELAW.TV If you drive enough, you will end up in a motor vehicle accident at some point in your life. Not because you did anything wrong. But more likely because someone else was not paying attention, was talking or texting on the cell phone, or just being negligent…
In The News
— April 23, 2014
Fort Lauderdale, Florida is on the way to approving an ordinance that would allow the city to seize homeless people’s possessions. From Sun-Sentinel: Commissioners gave unanimous preliminary approval Tuesday to two measures, one prohibiting the improper disposal of human waste on public property, the other prohibiting the storage of personal possessions on public property. … People…
— April 23, 2014
By Attorney Steven B. Epstein Special to THELAW.TV Gastro esophageal reflux disease, commonly referred to as GERD, is a digestive disorder that affects an estimated 30 million Americans annually. Attorneys who handle DWI cases should screen clients for GERD, since GERD can compromise a person’s ability to give a forensically reliable breath sample. Most individuals…