Josh Duggar Loses Last Ditch Plea For New Trial

Law & Crime reports:

A federal judge in Arkansas has denied requests for either a new trial or a judgment of acquittal by former conservative political activist and 19 Kids and Counting television star Josh Duggar.

The judge’s opinion and order methodically rejected claims that Duggar never viewed child pornography and that an alternate suspect could have been behind the material uncovered on Duggar’s workplace computer.

A jury in the Western District of Arkansas convicted Duggar on Dec. 9, 2021, on one count each of receiving child pornography and possessing child pornography. He faces up to 40 years in federal prison and/or fines in excess of $500,000.

Read the full article. Sentencing is tomorrow.