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Rubashkin Sentencing Nears

Many of you have likely received emails (as we have) about the case of Sholom Rubashkin, the former CEO of Agriprocessors (kosher meat) in Postville, Iowa.  Rubashkin has been found guilty of fraud and other charges, and the sentencing hearing is set for later this week.

The following links share background information on the case as well as about the issues surrounding the prosecutor’s recommended sentence.

From ABC News:

Kosher Meat Plant Owner Wages Behind-the-Scenes Campaign to Limit Jail Time

From the Des Moines Register:

Prosecutors: Rubashkin deserves life in prison

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