A Collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh

Martha Stewart home confinement ends

[JURIST] Martha Stewart [JURIST news archive] will hand over her electronic ankle bracelet to federal authorities Thursday, ending the five-month house arrest portion of her sentence [JURIST report]. Stewart was convicted [JURIST report] in 2004 for conspiracy, making false statements and obstruction of justice. She has already served five months in jail and will be on probation until March 2007. Newsday has more.

About Paper Chase

Paper Chase is JURIST's real-time legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, objectively and intelligibly in an accessible format.

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.