Attorneys Wrap Up Briefing In Sweat Lodge AppealAttorneys for a self-help author imprisoned in the deaths of three people say the prosecution has done little to show the case wasn't plagued by error.
Judge Imposes Sanctions In Ariz. Sweat Lodge CaseA judge has imposed $4,000 in sanctions against prosecutors in the Arizona sweat lodge case but then stayed the penalties.
Self-Help Author Drops Request For Indigent StatusA self-help author imprisoned for the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony no longer is seeking indigent status.
Ariz. Prosecutors Press Author To Prove He's BrokeProsecutors who secured negligent homicide convictions against a self-help author want him to prove he's broke.
Guru Settles Civil Suits In Sweat Lodge Case For $3MA self-help author imprisoned for the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony settled civil lawsuits with the victims' families for more than $3 million.
Self-Help Guru Gets 2 Years In Sweat Lodge DeathsA charismatic self-help author was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for leading an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony that was supposed to offer spiritual enlightenment but instead ended with disoriented participants struggling to breathe and being dragged outside. Three people died.
Guru's Attorneys Argue For Sentence Of ProbationAttorneys for a self-help author convicted in the deaths of three people following an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony are making their case for probation.
Hearing Called Off In Arizona Sweat Lodge CaseSupporters of a self-help author convicted in the deaths of three people after an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony will have to wait to testify in an effort to convince a judge that James Arthur Ray deserves a lenient sentence.
Judge Rejects Bid To Call Off Sweat Lodge HearingA judge has rejected a request to call off a mitigation hearing in the case of a self-help author who led a sweat lodge ceremony that turned deadly.
Attorneys Argue New Trial Bid In Sweat Lodge CaseAttorneys for a self-help author convicted of negligent homicide want a new trial based on what they contend was a pattern of prosecutorial misconduct. Prosecutors say that's unnecessary because any errors they made during James Arthur Ray's trial were unintentional and did not affect the jury's verdict.
New Trial Sought In Sweat Lodge CaseJurors who had just convicted self-help author James Arthur Ray of negligent homicide listened as prosecutors played an audio clip of his words that the defense was certain had not been heard before in court.
State Argues Aggravating Factors In Guru's CaseWhen prosecutors in a self-help author's trial argued that the families of three people who died following his sweat lodge ceremony suffered emotional harm, the defense didn't dispute that.