She knew better and should have been sentenced to do the time of all she lied about.
Personally I think she should have been executed as an example to others.
Ruin a life have yours ruined.
Of course she knew better. She was fifteen years old, and we all behave perfectly and have excellent judgement at that age. Personally, I never lied to my parents when I was a teenager. I certainly would never have told a lie even if I knew the truth would earn me a beating.
/ end sarcasm
Tawana's stepfather had killed his previous wife. Yes, she lied to him. Most girls would. Maybe you wouldn't have, at fifteen. Maybe you're a guy and you could stand up to a man like that. I wouldn't have had the courage. So on the spur of the moment she made up a lie. She had no way of knowing the adults would take a private incident and blow it up into a national issue, making crazy accusations and ruining the reputation of real people.
Al Sharpton's life should be ruined. He's the one who damaged everyone's lives.
Someone like that skank who made the accusations at Duke University deserves to go to jail. She was an adult, nobody forced her, and she did it with the intention of making money from white boys. But you don't sentence a minor child to long-term time into middle age when there is no violence.