The 95th Percentile
My favorite line from the story: "Justice Margaret Eberhard must weigh the evidence, including the plastic model." I can just picture it now, trying it on for size, exclaiming, "Oh, this is nothing!"
Skip to comments.Penis size defence fails to work:Man guilty of sexual assault(Oh, those crazy Canucks)
Posted on 12/03/2005 8:33:53 AM PST by Neville72
Sat, December 3, 2005
BARRIE -- A sex assault trial that hung on claims of a large penis was turned into a "cheap joke" by media coverage, a superior court judge said yesterday as she found the accused guilty.
Justice Margaret Eberhard said she was disturbed after receiving calls "from afar" and was ribbed numerous times over the trial in which a man claimed he could not be guilty of rape because his penis is too big.
"Whether I find him guilty or innocent -- he is publicly humiliated," she told court just before finding the man guilty.
"Nowhere was it reported that this trial represents a tragedy between real human beings," she said.
"All that was sacrificed for a cheap joke -- you all deserve better than that."
A 22-year-old student, who can't be identified, claimed his penis is too big to insert into an average vagina without special preparation or it causes bleeding and scarring.
A urologist brought to court a plastic model that depicted the size of the member at a semi-relaxed state, which measured 8 1/2 inches long and 6 1/2 inches in girth.
Court heard the male and female were close friends and often slept in the same bed, but one night the man forced her to have sex after partying together at a Barrie pub.
In the end, the judge accepted that the accused is "unusually large" but she noted the female was never questioned on the witness stand about it, nor did she report any physical pain, discomfort or injury.
The judge said she did not believe the accused, suggesting he made up his testimony as he went along, while the female was consistent.
"This time, he crossed the line. And thus, a friendship was betrayed," Eberhard said.
The judge asked for a statement from the victim advising how the justice system can make it easier to come forward after a sexual assault by someone they trusted. The man will be sentenced later this month.
Whatever happens, it will be a hard decision.
"I'm not sure how one specially prepares for those proportions"
That's not a subject I'd want to get into here, anyway. As a phallocrat oppressor (though one of the minor demons) it has been brought to my attention that a man needs to be considerate. I find it difficult to believe that a woman could be raped under those circumstances without obvious injuries.
Oh, I bet he can.
Riiiiiiiiiight, just try to find a man that is humilated for being known to have a big one...lol
I don't understand this either. What is the actual basis of the charge, how was the charge substantiated, is there more to the charge than a simple 'she said'? If a rape kit could easily exonerate him, why was it not performed? Is this fellow being railroaded by a 'feminazi' court?
"Is this fellow being railroaded by a 'feminazi' court?"
Far as I'm concerned, it flunks the smell test and a closer look is required.
Defendant: "I wonder who the judge is in my case..."
Defendant: "Eber so often, but it's uncomfortable."
"He said a woman who has not given birth might have discomfort or tearing if she had intercourse with a penis that size, especially if she was not sexually aroused. But Crown attorney Bhavna Bhangu scoffed at the account, noting that Beutlings reference to his size as a two-by-four is an exaggeration compared to the size of the plastic model.
Its hardly a two-by-four, she said. She also noted that he has never actually measured himself. Bhangu also said the size theory was never put to the complainant on the witness stand for her account. Bhangu said the woman was traumatized when Beutling, who is 6-foot-7 and 240 pounds and who she believed was her close friend, forced himself on her. Justice Margaret Eberhard must weigh the evidence, including the plastic model. A verdict is expected next month."
Still not passing the smell test- is Justice Margaret Eberhard a feminazi who is simply ignoring the defendant's case?
I've seen the court transcript...his name is Hugh Jardon...
"If it doesn't fit, you must aquit."
This woman slept in the same bed with a guy hung like a horse and never expected that organ to get angry?
She must be a real idiot.
I mean in a situation like this sooner or later something had to give. Either that or she was one ugly broad.
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