The former men's soccer coach at UCLA was sentenced Friday to eight months in prison after prosecutors described him as a "perpetual cheat" who took $200,000 in bribes to have undeserving students admitted as athletes to the school.
The former head men's soccer coach at UCLA told a judge Friday he should serve no more than three months in prison for his role in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case, in part because he's scored a new job with a company working to combat viruses like COVID-19.
A former Texas tennis academy director who admitted to being a middleman in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scheme lost a bid to cut his prison term short amid the pandemic, with a federal judge noting he failed to take advantage of an earlier opportunity to delay reporting until after the COVID-19 outbreak waned.
A former Texas tennis academy director missed out on his chance to delay his "Varsity Blues" prison term due to his poor health and the COVID-19 pandemic, prosecutors said Monday as they pushed back on the latest early release bid in the college admissions case.
Citing poor health and a "Catch-22"-like quarantine measure imposed in his Texas prison, a former tennis academy director asked Thursday to be released early from his three-month term in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.
A group of parents scheduled to head to trial in April over their alleged role in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal asked a Massachusetts federal judge Monday to delay their trial once again, citing increasing COVID-19 cases and the spread of more contagious coronavirus variants.
The former head coach of the UCLA men's soccer team pled guilty Thursday for a second time in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case, facing a judge again after her November ruling and a U.S. Supreme Court decision upended his first guilty plea.
The University of Southern California's former water polo coach asked a federal judge on Tuesday to clear a slate of new charges against him in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case, citing flaws in prosecutors' latest indictment alleging a quid pro quo for slots at the elite school.
After a year in which the coronavirus pandemic swiped numerous important trials off the table, 2021 is widely hoped to bring broad vaccine availability and a return to the courtroom for many who have been awaiting their days in court.
A Massachusetts federal judge on Monday delayed trial for four parents charged in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scheme from February to September 2021 after attorneys raised concerns about health risks and logistical hurdles during the COVID-19 pandemic.