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Dianne Lipson: What Allison Mack’s sentencing looked like in the court

[Allison Mack, admiring Keith before her change of mind]

I was in the overflow room for today’s the sentencing of Allison Mack. Two overflow rooms were set aside, but only one was needed, even with social distancing. Early in the sentencing hearing, Judge Garaufis stated that the guideline range for the charges she pled guilty to []


Clare Bronfman, who funded Nxivm’s attacks on enemies, gets 6.75 years in prison

[Clare Bronfman during the trial]

Today Clare Bronfman was sentenced to 6.75 years in prison, which was more time than the prosecution was seeking. She was handcuffed in court and taken []

NXIVM: Keith Raniere objects to pandemic plan of being sentenced by video on June 23

[Judge Garaufis, Keith Raniere]

Former Nxivm sex slavery cult leader Keith Raniere was found guilty last June of crimes that could put him away in prison for the rest of his life, but numerous delays have put off his actual sentencing while he sits in jail in []

Keith Raniere asks for a new trial, claims witnesses lied about planning lawsuit

[Judge Garaufis and Keith Raniere]

Convicted Nxivm leader Keith Raniere filed a motion for a new trial today, saying that some of the witnesses against him in last year’s federal prosecution committed perjury during their []

April fools: Keith Raniere and Clare Bronfman sentencing hearings set for cruelest month

[Keith Raniere and Clare Bronfman]

Judge Nicholas Garaufis has announced sentencing dates for Nxivm leaders Keith Raniere and Clare Bronfman in the month April. []

Still awaiting sentencing, Keith Raniere and other Nxivm leaders are now being sued

[Sarah Edmondson vs. Keith Raniere]

After a highly-publicized trial that resulted in the conviction or guilty pleas of six Nxivm leaders who now await sentencing, they and numerous others are now facing another kind of fight in []

NXIVM: Judge allows anonymous victims to give statements in Raniere sentencing

[Judge Garaufis and Keith Raniere]

Judge Nicholas Garaufis has issued an order to permit victims to provide impact statements at Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s sentencing without having to disclose their identities.

This will include alleged victims who were not included in the second superseding indictment against []

Nxivm sentencing dates moved back as Clare Bronfman may face longer time in prison

[Keith Raniere and Clare Bronfman]

Sentencing dates for convicted Nxivm leaders Keith Raniere and Clare Bronfman have been []

Sunday on ID: A documentary with questions about four Nxivm women who died

 A documentary film featuring blogger Frank Parlato, The Lost Women of NXIVM, will premiere on the Investigation Discovery channel tomorrow (Dec 8) at 9 pm. []

Convicted NXIVM leader Keith Raniere back in court for discussions about his attorney

[Teny Geragos and Keith Raniere]

There were no surprises in yesterday’s “Curcio” hearing for the Keith Raniere case. Raniere was wearing tan prison garb, and he seemed confident, even upbeat as he entered the courtroom and approached the bench. The hearing is regarding a possible conflict of interest around defense lawyer Teny Geragos’ application to become []