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Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence shows just how much privilege plays into criminal sentencing

  • BOSTON — Felicity Huffman sat expressionless in a packed federal courtroom on Friday, her hands cupped beneath her chin, as she awaited a judge's sentence for her role in the biggest college admissions scandal in US history.
  • Prosecutors, who insisted Huffman go to prison for a month, pointed to another academic fraud case last week — one involving Kelley Williams-Bolar, a single mother in Akron, Ohio.
  • In referencing the two cases, Rosen said that it was only fair that Huffman — and other wealthy parents charged in admissions scandal — were sentenced to some prison time.
  • Out of the 34 parents implicated in the admissions scandal, Huffman was one of 15 people who plead guilty, some of which are facing up to 15 months in prison.
  • Lori Loughlin, another Hollywood mother accused in the college admissions scandal has pleaded not guilty — and could face up to 40 years in prison if convicted.

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Wendy Williams on Felicity Huffman's 14-day sentence: 'If she was black, it'd be 14 years'

  • During Monday's episode of the "Wendy Williams Show," Wendy Williams said that Felicity Huffman's race and privilege contributed to the 14-day sentence she received for her involvement in the college-admissions scandal.
  • On Friday, the "Desperate Housewives" actor was sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college-admissions scandal.
  • On the season premiere of the "Wendy Williams Show," which aired Monday, Williams said she believed race played a factor in Huffman's sentence.
  • In addition to the 14-day sentence, Williams also said she felt the $30,000 fine wasn't enough.
  • Those charged are accused of paying William "Rick" Singer to bribe athletic coaches and exam proctors to help their children get into top-tier colleges.
  • Williams-Bolar's ultimately served ten days, after a judge suspended her initial five-year sentence.
  • The Akron, Ohio, woman told ABC that she believes her case was meant to be an "example," but said she couldn't judge Huffman's sentence.

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A mother who served 10 days in jail for using a false address to get her kids into a better school says she 'cannot be the judge' of Felicity Huffman's 14-day jail sentence

  • A mother from Akron, Ohio, who was jailed for 10 days after falsifying an address to get her daughters into a better school district was referenced by prosecutors during Felicity Huffman's sentencing in the college admissions scandal— and now she's speaking out about the case.
  • In 2011, Kelley Williams-Bolar was sentenced to five years in prison — a sentence that was immediately reduced to 10 days in jail and 80 hours of community service— after using her father's address to enable her two daughters to go to school in a district that posted better test scores than the district where they lived.
  • Huffman, who admitted to paying $15,000 to have her daughter's SAT answers corrected as part of the college admissions scheme, was sentenced to 14 days in jail, and must serve 250 hours of community service and pay a $30,000 fine.

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Visualizing 100,000 Amazon Products

  • Thus, I decided to implement Average, SIF, and uSIF [3] embeddings in an optimized package which neatly integrates into Gensim.
  • We are going to explore how you can use fast sentence embeddings to visualize the well-known Amazon review dataset.
  • For a more detailed introduction on the inner workings of the library, feel free to read my first Medium post on sentence embeddings.
  • If your data is already pre-splitted, you may reach up to 500,000 sentences / second on a regular MacBook Pro. Take a look at the tutorial notebook if you want to learn more.
  • This blog post shows how to use fast sentence embeddings, FIt-SNE, and Tableau to visualize the well known Amazon review dataset.
  • The corresponding fse package is available on pip / Github and offers a fast way of computing sentence embeddings for data scientists.

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Visualizing 100,000 Amazon Products

  • Thus, I decided to implement Average, SIF, and uSIF [3] embeddings in an optimized package which neatly integrates into Gensim.
  • We are going to explore how you can use fast sentence embeddings to visualize the well-known Amazon review dataset.
  • For a more detailed introduction on the inner workings of the library, feel free to read my first Medium post on sentence embeddings.
  • If your data is already pre-splitted, you may reach up to 500,000 sentences / second on a regular MacBook Pro. Take a look at the tutorial notebook if you want to learn more.
  • This blog post shows how to use fast sentence embeddings, FIt-SNE, and Tableau to visualize the well known Amazon review dataset.
  • The corresponding fse package is available on pip / Github and offers a fast way of computing sentence embeddings for data scientists.

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Compare documents similarity using Python | NLP

  • Feel free to contribute this project in my GitHub. Natural language toolkit (NLTK) is the most popular library for natural language processing (NLP) which was written in Python and has a big community behind it.
  • In order to work on text documents, Gensim requires the words (aka tokens) be converted to unique ids.
  • So, Gensim lets you create a Dictionary object that maps each word to a unique id.
  • The next important object you need to familiarize with in order to work in gensim is the Corpus (a Bag of Words).
  • It is a basically object that contains the word id and its frequency in each document (just lists the number of times each word occurs in the sentence).
  • So, create second .txt file which will include query documents or sentences and tokenize them as we did before.

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Compare documents similarity using Python | NLP

  • Feel free to contribute this project in my GitHub. Natural language toolkit (NLTK) is the most popular library for natural language processing (NLP) which was written in Python and has a big community behind it.
  • In order to work on text documents, Gensim requires the words (aka tokens) be converted to unique ids.
  • So, Gensim lets you create a Dictionary object that maps each word to a unique id.
  • The next important object you need to familiarize with in order to work in gensim is the Corpus (a Bag of Words).
  • It is a basically object that contains the word id and its frequency in each document (just lists the number of times each word occurs in the sentence).
  • So, create second .txt file which will include query documents or sentences and tokenize them as we did before.

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Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months in prison for 'swatting' incident that killed one person

  • (AP) — An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for recruiting a prankster to make a bogus emergency call that resulted in the fatal shooting of a Kansas man by police.
  • Casey Viner, 19, of North College Hill, Ohio, also is restricted from gaming activity for two years while he is on supervised release after serving his prison term, U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren said in announcing the sentence.
  • The death of 28-year-old Andrew Finch in Wichita, Kansas, drew national attention to "swatting," a form of retaliation in which someone reports a false emergency to get authorities, particularly a SWAT team, to descend on an address.
  • Barriss, a then-25-year-old Los Angeles man with an online reputation for "swatting," called police from Los Angeles on Dec. 28, 2017, to falsely report a shooting and kidnapping at that Wichita address.

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Felicity Huffman was just sentenced to 14 days behind bars. Here's the difference between a jail and prison sentence.

  • Before her sentencing, speculation had run rampant over whether Huffman would spend any time at all behind bars — and, if so, whether she would do her time at a jail or a prison.
  • According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, jails are run by local authorities such as cities or counties, and are typically used as holding facilities for inmates before trial or sentencing.
  • Though defendants can be sentenced to jail time rather than prison time, that type of sentence usually only occurs when people are convicted of misdemeanor crimes where the sentences last less than a year, according to BJS.
  • The Los Angeles Times similarly reported in May that across the state, some inmates have begun begging to be sent to prison rather than spend more time in county jails.

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