Skip to comments.Former Claremont professor who faked vandalism gets year in jail (phony "hate crime")
Posted on 12/15/2004 2:01:29 PM PST by TFFKAMM
A former Claremont McKenna College psychology professor convicted of falsely reporting her car was vandalized and spray-painted with racist and anti-Semitic slurs was sentenced Wednesday to a year in state prison.
Kerri Dunn, 40, of Redlands, was convicted Aug. 18 of one misdemeanor count of filing a false police report and two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud stemming from the March 9 incident. She had faced anywhere from probation to three years in prison.
She had claimed her car was targeted in what at first appeared to be a hate crime while she was speaking at a campus forum on racial tolerance.
The allegations prompted college officials to cancel classes at Claremont's five undergraduate campuses the next day as thousands of students took part in demonstrations calling for tolerance.
During Dunn's trial, two witnesses testified that they had seen her drive her gold Honda Civic into the campus parking lot with the graffiti already on it.
Dunn continues to deny the charges. Her attorney, Gary Lincenberg, said he would appeal the conviction because jurors were barred from hearing testimony from an electrician who "clearly identified a man who should have been the primary suspect in the vandalism"...
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Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah!
She will be a Democratic congresswoman or senator in a few short years.
She is the one wearing the tent.
Bring back 'fairy tales'. Obviously these 'grown-up perps' have never heard of 'the boy who cried wolf'.
Thanks. I need to learn how to do that.
I agree; by faking this event she committed terrorism.
Good riddance, lib-dem skank.
Oh SWEET JUSTICE; how lovely when thy sing!
I'm pleasantly surprised, nay, absolutely shocked, that she received serious jail time.
"two felony counts of attempted insurance fraud"
Sending a fat lesbian to a women's prison is not really punishment.
If I were the judge, I'd throw in an order for her to pay a pro-rata tuition refund for every student for the day they paid to learn rather than listen to protests over a phony crime.
She would not get her voting rights back until the students were compensated for rallying and protesting as well as the police for investigating.
Since she is appealing, sounds like there may be opportunity to do exactly that for wasting further time of the court.
Kerri Dunn? Anti-semetic slurs? Am I missing something?
For attempting to incite racial hatred and strife, you get one year in MEN'S PRISON!
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