LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A federal appeals court upheld the 60-year sentence of former sports doctor Larry Nassar. one-year prison sentence for possession of child pornography and destruction of evidence.
A three-judge panel of the US 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati denied Nassar's appeal on Wednesday.
The former employee of Michigan State University and physician of the US gymnastics team. UU He had argued that a district judge had made a mistake in increasing his sentence because of his multiple convictions for sexual assault in state courts. Nassar also challenged the order that his federal period be executed consecutively, instead of at the same time, as his state sentences.
Nassar, 55, is also appealing his 40-year minimum state sentences, which will serve if he is still alive after the federal term.
He pleaded guilty to sexually abusing young athletes and a daughter of family friends.