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Judge denies Larry Nassar bid for new sentence

Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on multiple criminal sexual conduct charges.

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LANSING, Michigan. – A Michigan judge has denied disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar’s request for a new sentence in their sexual assault convictions.

In the denial of Nassar, at the request of the Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said Monday that they do not feel that there was an error in the sense that they are issued.

Before Monday’s hearing, Nassar’s lawyers to the Court of Appeal to stop the procedure and allow them to appeal decisions that held Aquilina on the matter. The Court of cassation refused to intervene.

Aquilina sentenced Nassar in January to 40 to 175 years in prison on seven of the first-degree criminal sexual conduct against. The sentence came after seven days of victim-impact statements from 156 women and girls.

The former Michigan State University employee, and the united states Gymnastics team physician argued Aquilina erred in increasing his sentence. The 55-year-old Nassar is currently serving a 60-year federal sentence on child pornography charges.

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