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CASE NAME:United States v. Winston C. Peterson
ALL PLAINTIFFS:United States
ALL DEFENDANTS:Winston C. Peterson
CITATION:544 F. Supp. 2d 1363 (M.D. Ga., 2008)
DOCKET NUMBER:7:07-CR-34 (HL)
SOURCE:Lexis Search
TYPE OF CASE:Criminal
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TYPE OF TRIAL:Jury
TRIAL JUDGE(S):Hugh Lawson
YEAR OF ARREST:2007
YEAR OF VERDICT:2008
TYPE OF COURT:Federal Court
STATE:Georgia
FEDERAL DISTRICT:Middle District Court
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NUMBER OF DEFENDANT(S):1
GENDER OF DEFENDANT(S):Male
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CASE CATEGORIZATION:Domestic Servant, Forced labor in jail
FIRST CHARGE:Extortion by a public official
FIRST CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 USC 1951
FIRST CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Dismissed
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SECOND CHARGE:Obstruction of justice
SECOND CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 USC 1503; 18 USC 1512
SECOND CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Acquitted
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THIRD CHARGE:Forced Labor
THIRD CHARGE US/STATE CODE CITATION:18 USC 1589
THIRD CHARGE VERDICT/PLEA:Dismissed
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SUMMARY:Defendant was a county sheriff who was forcing prison inmates through violence, threats of violence, and abuse of the legal system, to work and pay rent of $18/day.
Approval Status:Approved
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