Florida man given 14-month prison sentence for threatening to kill Chief Justice John Roberts

A man in Florida who threatened to kill Chief Supreme Court Justice John Roberts was sentenced to 14 months in prison on Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard sentenced Neal Brij Sidhwaney after he pleaded guilty to one count of making an interstate threat to injure back in December.  

Sidhwaney left an “expletive-laden” and “threatening” voicemail to the office of the Supreme Court last July, specifically targeting Roberts, according to the Justice Department. “On the voicemail message Sidhwaney identified himself by name and repeatedly threatened to kill a specific United States Supreme Court Justice.”

The justice was later identified as Roberts in a competency assessment of Sidhwaney that was filed online with a federal court in Florida.

Justices have been the targets of threats before.

In a separate incident, a man named
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