Lynne Stewart’s Sentencing Hearing

Civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart walks to Federal Court in lower Manhattan for her sentencing hearing flanked by supporters and her husband, activist Ralph Poynter, in cap on right. The 66-year-old attorney was convicted on a terrorism conspiracy charge after releasing a statement by Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian sheik sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted in plots to blow up five New York landmarks. Stewart received a sentence of 28 months.