What crime did Stewart commit? What evidence did the jury appear to find most convincing?
Students are to use the Internet to conduct research on Martha Stewart and her 2004 trial for securities fraud and obstruction of justice. Students should then discuss the following questions.
What crime did Stewart commit?
What evidence did the jury appear to find most convincing?
Should Stewart have received prison time? Why or why not? If not, what kinds of alternative sentences might have been appropriate?
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