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Jesse Jackson Jr. signs plea deal, faces jail time

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has signed a plea deal regarding the inappropriate use of official funds, Fox News has learned. Details of the deal are unclear, but Fox News has learned that it also pertains to a "social acquaintance" of the former Illinois Democratic congressman.


Prosecutors turned down Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz's request for plea deal over MIT hacking case TWO DAYS before his death

aaron Swartz

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz's request for a plea deal was turned down by federal prosecutors just two days before he committed suicide as he faced 30 years in jail for stealing academic papers, his lawyer has revealed.


Lindsay Lohan expected to make plea deal

The actress, who has been a constant fixture at Los Angeles courthouses for nearly a year, is not expected to attend a hearing Wednesday in which her attorney may enter a plea that ends a necklace theft case before trial.


Video: Gibson accepts plea deal to avoid jail

Actor Mel Gibson is set to plead no contest to assault charges related to an altercation with his former girlfriend in exchange for no time behind bars. 


Lohan gets 2 weeks to mull plea deal

Lindsay Lohan must decide by March 23 if she will accept a plea deal that would send her to jail or move closer to a trial in the necklace theft case, a judge told the actress Thursday.


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