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Fun With Local Papers’ Headlines: ‘One of These Things Is Not Like the Others’ Edition

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Old-lefty defense attorney Lynne Stewart was sentenced yesterday to 28 months in prison for smuggling messages out of prison for her convicted terrorist client, Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman. The government had requested a 30-year sentence. Here are five local papers' headlines on today's story:
"Stewart Gets 28 Months on Terror Charge"
"Terror Lawyer Off Light"
"Lawyer, Facing 30 Years, Gets 28 Months, to Dismay of U.S."
"Civil Rights Lawyer Gets 28 Months in Prison"
"Wrist Slap for Smirk Jerk Terror Attorney"
So, can you guess which one is the Post's? Earlier: Lynne Stewart Sentence Begins; Chaos Ensues

Lynne Stewart Sentencing Begins; Chaos Ensues

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Chaos erupted on the twelfth floor of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse in lower Manhattan this morning when Lynne Stewart, the left-wing criminal-defense lawyer convicted of materially aiding terrorism last year, appeared for sentencing before U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl a bit after nine. "Free Lynne! Free Lynne!" shouted at least 100 of her supporters massed outside the courtroom, some of them raising their fists in a Black Power salute, others singing from "The Battle Hymn of the Republic." They had gathered earlier for a rally in Foley Square to support Stewart's efforts to be spared prison, perhaps with a sentence of home confinement. She has undergone radiation therapy for breast cancer.