Amish Attacks Sentences Reduced For Amish Convicted In Hair Cutting Attacks By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Mar 2, 2015 cleveland.com Sentences have been reduced for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven imprisoned followers who chopped off the hair and beards of others with whom they had doctrinal disagreements. Court Overturns Convictions In Amish Hair Attacks By Associated Press • Aug 27, 2014 An appeals court has overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio. Amish Prisoners Protesting Education Requirements By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 21, 2013 Some of the Amish sentenced in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio are upset with federal prison education requirements. Amish Attacks Defendants Appeal By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 22, 2013 The last two of 16 Amish people found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish have appealed their convictions. Amish Leader Appeals His Conviction By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 21, 2013 The ringleader of 16 Amish people found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting hate-crime attacks on fellow members of their faith is appealing his conviction.