Shepard Fairey Gets TK for Criminal Contempt in ‘Hope’ Poster Case

June 1, 2011

By David Walker

Artist Shepard Fairey was sentenced to TK in a federal courtroom in Manhattan today for one count of criminal contempt resulting from his destruction of documents, falsifying evidence “and other misconduct” in his civil litigation two years ago against the Associated Press. He had faced a maximum of six months in jail and fines up to $5,000. Fairey pled guilty...

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