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Lyn Ulbricht on the Absurd Trial and Sentencing in the Silk Road Case

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02/03/2020Robert P. Murphy

Lyn Ulbricht is the mother of Ross Ulbricht, the founder of the Silk Road website. Contrary to the government’s assertions, Lyn argues that her son was hardly a criminal kingpin menacing society. Even taking the laws on the book at face value, Ross’ trial was a sham, and the government’s behavior was shocking.

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