03/24/2011 09:11 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sergey Aleynikov, Goldman Sachs Code Thief, Gets More Time In Prison Than Sex Offender: David Weidner

But Mr. Aleynikov's case is problematic, especially the way it ended.

On March 18, the same day that U.S. District Judge Denise Cote handed down Mr. Aleynikov's sentence of eight years and a month in prison, a different judge sent William J. Cannon, 22, of Ukiah, Calif., to prison for seven years. Mr. Cannon was convicted of the attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl.