Columbia, SC FACE Case: Steve Lefemine


Matthew J. Perry, Jr. Courthouse
901 Richland Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Columbia (SC) FACE case

- Steve's Corrected Presentencing* Memorandum is posted on Docket (ECF No. 129)
  Filed July 10, 2024
- Supporting Documents Exhibits A thru M are posted on Docket (ECF No. 126)
  Filed June 27, 2024
- Sentencing Hearing July 17, 2024


Exhibits G and H include photographs of prenatal children in the womb.

Exhibit I includes copyrighted photographs of "aborted" (murdered) prenatal children.

Docket excerpts (

U.S. District Court
District of South Carolina (Columbia)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 3:23-cr-00117-JFA All Defendants

Case title: USA v. Lefemine

05/31/2024122 NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED HEARING as to Steven Clark Lefemine Sentencing set for 6/17/2024 10:00 AM cancelled and rescheduled to: Sentencing set for 7/17/2024 10:00 AM in Columbia # 4, Matthew J. Perry Court House, 901 Richland St, Columbia before Honorable Joseph F Anderson Jr. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Any motion/memorandum and character witness testimony is to be presented exclusively via written letter filed no later than 3 business days prior to the sentencing hearing. (jpet, ) (Entered: 05/31/2024)
05/31/2024123 ***DOCUMENT MAILED as to Steven Clark Lefemine re 121 Order on Motion to Continue, 122 Notice of Rescheduled Hearing,, placed in U.S. Mail from Columbia Clerks Office to Steven Clark Lefemine PO Box 12222 Columbia, SC 29211 (jpet, ) (Entered: 05/31/2024)

  06/27/2024126 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Steven Clark Lefemine (Attachments: # 1 Supporting Documents Exhibits A-F, # 2 Supporting Documents Exhibits G-M)(jpet, ) (Entered: 06/27/2024)

07/10/2024129 AMENDED SENTENCING MEMORANDUM by Steven Clark Lefemine (jpet, ) (Entered: 07/10/2024)


Presentencing Memorandum (19 pages)


A. Declaration of Independence (8 pages)

B. Blackstone's Commentaries (6 pages)

C. USC School of Law History Narrative (3 pages)

D. Church of the Holy Trinity U.S. Supreme Court Opinion, 1892 (excerpt) (8 pages)

E. U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Chairman's Report on S.158 Hearings (excerpt) (1981) (17 pages)

F. Dobbs Supreme Court Opinion, 2022 (excerpts) (13 pages)

G. Mayo Clinic Pregnancy Book (excerpts) (15 pages)

H. Time/Life article reprinting Lennart Nilsson Photo Essay (13 pages)

I. CBR AbortionNo graphic photos - 'Abortion photos - the victims speak' (4 pages)

J. Alabama Supreme Court LePage Opinion, 2024 (excerpts) (13 pages)

K. Florida Supreme Court Advisory Opinion, 2024, to the Attorney General (excerpts) (5 pages)

L. President Ronald Reagan Proclamation 'National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 1988' (3 pages)

M. Steven W. Fitschen, National Legal Foundation,
     'Re: Character Witness Testimony on Behalf of Steven C. Lefemine' (2 pages)



Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Rule 32. Sentencing and Judgment

In accordance with Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure (FRCP) Rule 32. Sentencing and Judgment,

Rule 32.(i)(4)(A)(ii) provides that “(A) … Before imposing sentence, the court must: …

(ii) address the defendant personally in order to permit the defendant to speak or present any information

to mitigate the sentence;…”  [emphasis added]


Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Rule 32(i)(4)

US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

[emphasis added]

(4) Opportunity to Speak.

(A) By a Party. Before imposing sentence, the court must:

(i) provide the defendant's attorney an opportunity to speak on the defendant's behalf;

(ii) address the defendant personally in order to permit the defendant to speak
or present any information to mitigate the sentence; and

(iii) provide an attorney for the government an opportunity to speak equivalent to that of the defendant's attorney.


The Presentencing Memorandum and Exhibits A - M are available at
for CASE #: 3:23-cr-00117-JFA, USA v. Lefemine, in U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina (Columbia).