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After 47-Month Sentence, Paul Manafort Back In Court This Week10:30
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This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court in Alexandria, Va., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. District court Judge T.S. Ellis III presides. (Dana Verkouteren via AP)
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On Wednesday, Paul Manafort will once again be back in court for a second round of sentencing. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson could give Manafort, former campaign manager for President Trump, 10 years for conspiracy against the U.S. and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

All eyes will be on that proceeding, after last week, when Manafort received a sentence of just 47 months in prison for tax and financial fraud charges. That's well below the 19 to 24 years recommended by federal guidelines.

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Nancy Gertner, former Massachusetts federal judge, senior lecturer at Harvard Law School and WBUR legal analyst. She tweets @ngertner. Her op-ed in The Washington Post is "U.S. Sentencing Needs Reform, But Manafort’s 47 Months Was A Strange One."

This segment aired on March 11, 2019.

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