(Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal).
An appeals court has affirmed a two-month jail sentence for a blogger whose case prompted the state Court of Appeals to rule that the state's second-degree aggravated harassment statute was unconstitutional.HT Stephen Goranson.
A unanimous panel of the Appellate Division, First Department, upheld Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Laura Ward's sentence, which included three years of probation, for Raphael Golb in People v. Golb, 13595.
If I understand the situation correctly, Mr. Golb is now out of appeals and must serve his sentence. Reuters also has an article that notes the following:
Golb, who has remained free during the appeals process, is scheduled to begin his sentence on July 22, the district attorney's office said.Background on the Golb Dead-Sea-Scrolls internet-impersonation case is here and follow the many links.