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The Virginia court’s sentence is largely symbolic. Last month, a federal judge sentenced Fields to life in prison for killing a woman protesting a white nationalist rally in 2017.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – A sentencing hearing has been moved up for a self-avowed white supremacist convicted of federal hate crimes for plowing his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters at a 2017 white nationalist rally in Virginia. James Alex Fields Jr. was originally scheduled to be sentenced July 3. A notice filed in… Read More