U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday said a 24-year-old woman’s extensive history of abuse and prospects for rehabilitation undergirded his decision to sentence her to 48 months in prison after her conviction of providing material support to the militant group ISIS.
Weinstein issued a 55-page opinion explaining the reasoning behind the sentence he handed to Sinmyah Amera Ceasar. He also called for a federal program of deradicalization in cases like Caesar’s.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]