Saturday, April 4, 2020
 

Shepard Fairey Pleads Guilty to Contempt Charge


Shepard Faireyhas pled guilty to one count of criminal contempt for destroying documents, manufacturing evidence and other misconduct in civil litigation against the Associated Press regarding his Obama “Hope” poster.

A sentencing date has been set for July 16. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a release that the artist faces a maximum sentence of six months in prison and a maximum term of supervised release of one year. He also faces a maximum fine of $5,000.

Via The LA Times.

 

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