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Judge Rules Sex Offender Too Short Prison; Gives Probation Instead
Fox News online ^ | 5/25/06 | Associated Press

Posted on 05/25/2006 9:48:27 AM PDT by atruelady

Edited on 05/25/2006 12:16:20 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

SIDNEY, Neb. A judge said a 5-foot-1 man convicted of sexually assaulting a child was too small to survive in prison, and gave him 10 years of probation instead.

His crimes deserved a long sentence, said, but she worried that , 50, would be especially imperiled by prison dangers.


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KEYWORDS: duplicatethread; judge; nebraska; prison; probation; searchtooshort; sexoffender
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Someone needs to b**** slap this stupid judge. Too short for prison? More stupidity and you know this SOB will be doing it again.
1 posted on 05/25/2006 9:48:30 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady

Seems odd considering the fact that the sicko didn't think the child he raped was too short for that.


2 posted on 05/25/2006 9:49:10 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Vote for true conservatives!)
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To: atruelady

Too cute to go to prison.

Too short to go to prison.

What happened to the good old days when people were just too rich to go to prison?


3 posted on 05/25/2006 9:49:41 AM PDT by SittinYonder (Ic t gehate, t ic heonon nelle fleon fotes trym, ac wille furor gan,)
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To: Bikers4Bush

If I were the parent, I'd like that verdict. It would put him out where I could get to him.


4 posted on 05/25/2006 9:50:13 AM PDT by Concho
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To: Admin Moderator

Hello. This was supposed to be excerpted and it actually posted the whole thing. Sorry. I think this is my first posting ever. I did do the auto-excerpt.


5 posted on 05/25/2006 9:50:22 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady

The judge needs to share a cell with the perp.


6 posted on 05/25/2006 9:50:31 AM PDT by Redcloak (Speak softly and wear a loud shirt.)
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To: atruelady

If I were a child-molesting dwarf, I'd be thrilled with this ruling.


7 posted on 05/25/2006 9:50:34 AM PDT by atomicpossum (Replies must follow approved guidelines or you will be kill-filed without appeal.)
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To: atruelady
The judge was right about one thing. A child molester is "dead meat" in prison.

Even hardened criminal convicts are disgusted by child molesters.

8 posted on 05/25/2006 9:51:26 AM PDT by capt. norm (W.C. Fields: "Hollywood is the gold cap on a tooth that should have been pulled out years ago.")
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To: Redcloak

I say move him into her house, or at least, next door.


9 posted on 05/25/2006 9:51:42 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: Concho

The only downside being that you'd have to get that pesky ankle bracelet off if you wanted to make sure he truly paid for his crime.


10 posted on 05/25/2006 9:51:52 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Vote for true conservatives!)
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To: atruelady
So now we are to NOT put child molesters into prison because they could be "imperiled"?

I say, put the words, "Child Molester" on the back of his shirt in BOLD BLACK letters and throw him into GENERAL population and see what happens.
11 posted on 05/25/2006 9:52:50 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) !)
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To: atruelady

Hmm. I'm 5'-9", wonder what crime I can get away with?


12 posted on 05/25/2006 9:52:51 AM PDT by ladtx ("It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it." -- -- General Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Bikers4Bush
The only downside being that you'd have to get that pesky ankle bracelet off if you wanted to make sure he truly paid for his crime.

Wait four months.

13 posted on 05/25/2006 9:53:04 AM PDT by SittinYonder (Ic t gehate, t ic heonon nelle fleon fotes trym, ac wille furor gan,)
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To: Bikers4Bush
The only downside being that you'd have to get that pesky ankle bracelet off if you wanted to make sure he truly paid for his crime.

You don't have to get the bracelet off - just the ankle.

14 posted on 05/25/2006 9:53:39 AM PDT by Antonello (Oh my God, don't shoot the banana!)
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To: capt. norm

I would not feel sorry one bit if this sicko was a target. How many either get out and do it again and again? Too many to count so the lives and souls that lost because of these monsters are also too many to count. I long for the days when the punishment for these crimes carried the death penalty.


15 posted on 05/25/2006 9:53:47 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady

If someone rapes one of my daughters (I have two) I will be BEGGING the judge to give that man probation, literally BEGGING him.


16 posted on 05/25/2006 9:56:15 AM PDT by trubluolyguy (When Ted Kennedy and HRC support you Mr. President, it's time for some soul searching)
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To: Bikers4Bush

I'd leave it behind. With the rest of his foot.


17 posted on 05/25/2006 9:58:07 AM PDT by trubluolyguy (When Ted Kennedy and HRC support you Mr. President, it's time for some soul searching)
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To: SittinYonder

If it had been my kid I doubt very much that I could wait that long.


18 posted on 05/25/2006 9:58:15 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Vote for true conservatives!)
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To: Bikers4Bush

My brother rides with the Patriot Guard, I bet we could take it off and send it a long way down the road to the next funeral.


19 posted on 05/25/2006 9:58:58 AM PDT by Concho
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To: trubluolyguy; Antonello

I like the way you both think.


20 posted on 05/25/2006 9:58:59 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Vote for true conservatives!)
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To: atruelady
Hmmmm, might well give the parents of the child a good clean shot at the bastard.

Alternatively, this judge needs an education. A real life one. I will let Karma arrange that for her.
21 posted on 05/25/2006 9:59:56 AM PDT by Danae (Anl nathrach, orth' bhis's bethad, do chl dnmha)
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To: atruelady

Only 4 months with the ankle bracelet? It's sh*t like this that has always made me say, "if this ever happens to any of my girls, forget the police I'll take care of them myself." That little &*$%@ would wish he were dead!


22 posted on 05/25/2006 10:02:14 AM PDT by HauntedSoul (Don't call me "newbie", see my profile page.)
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To: atruelady
"Too short for prison?"

Did she have him drop trou in the courtroom and determine that he'd surely be mistaken for a female in the shower?

23 posted on 05/25/2006 10:02:32 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: atruelady
I wasn't sympathizing with him, I think it's neat. They could give him six months sentence and and it turns into the death penalty once his fellow inmates get a hold of him.

People like him always repeat and now it's just a matter of time before that judge will very much regret her decision.

24 posted on 05/25/2006 10:03:37 AM PDT by capt. norm (W.C. Fields: "Hollywood is the gold cap on a tooth that should have been pulled out years ago.")
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To: atruelady
How many either get out and do it again and again?

Dateline had a show last night (I think it was a repeat) of adults meeting young girls in chat rooms and setting up meetings. The guys came into the 14-year-olds home, late at night, while her parents were away. They were met by a TV camera crew (Cops were outside).

A number of the guys were convicted sex offenders. They hadn't learned their lesson.

Can you imagine the embarassment (note: I'm not being sympathetic) of being filmed on TV, while trying to rendez-vous with a 14-year old? And then arrested? That would really ruin your day, huh? Well ... read on:

One guy was caught that night -- and THE NEXT DAY he set up a rendez-vous with a 14-year-old at a local McDonald's. He was met with a camera crew (again).

These people CANNOT stop themselves. I would like a Constitutional Amendment saying that sex offenders cannot be fined or imprisoned: just kill 'em.

25 posted on 05/25/2006 10:04:09 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Never question Bruce Dickinson!)
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To: atruelady

He should have sentenced to 10 years of babysitting the judge's kids.


26 posted on 05/25/2006 10:05:24 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative
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To: atruelady

This country is way too short of Dirty Harry types and any of the Death Wish movies type action.


27 posted on 05/25/2006 10:11:12 AM PDT by jwh_Denver (If your ship hasn't come in it's probably because the Captain is drunk.)
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To: capt. norm

Something tells me this judge won't regret a thing. If you notice the pattern of judge's that do this, they always defend themselves with some stupid rationalization or they are so ultra-liberal that they think people like us protesting something like this are out of our minds. She won't regret it and the fact is, he has already "killed" this child. For the rest of the childs life. If someone did this to either of my kids (son or daughter), they would not live long. I would go Ellie Nessler on them.


28 posted on 05/25/2006 10:13:50 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady
For Judge of the District Court
District Twelve

Shall Judge Kristine Cecava be retained in office?

(_) No.

(X) Hell No!
29 posted on 05/25/2006 10:15:01 AM PDT by SwinneySwitch (Liberals-beyond your expectations!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Sounds good to me. There is no rehab for these people. Sad day when the death penalty was reduced to murder only, and only certain kinds/levels of murder. A childs mind and soul are murdered here. And the guy that kept going back (McDonald's the next day); I wonder why the hell he is even walking around. I want to know why he isn't in jail awaiting trial. He IS a serial sex offender.


30 posted on 05/25/2006 10:18:02 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: Gay State Conservative

Haaaaaaaaaaaahahahahaha!!!!

That would be the perfect senctence. I think I will send that idea to her in an e-mail.


31 posted on 05/25/2006 10:18:44 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: ClearCase_guy
We've got a local TV news anchor ("ex" now) who got busted in a 'young boy' chat room...he sent pictures of his wee-wee to the sting operator and then set up a meeting....got busted and mugshotted.

How these people think they're immune is beyond me.

32 posted on 05/25/2006 10:18:54 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Meep Meep)
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To: atruelady
But, she said, "That doesn't make you a hunter. You do not fit in that category."

Huh? What exactly does that mean? Is there something left out of this story? Why no info about the details of the case?

33 posted on 05/25/2006 10:33:21 AM PDT by Hugin
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To: SwinneySwitch; Gay State Conservative
Judge Kristine Cecava is "Stuck on Stupid".

My guess: Childless as well.

34 posted on 05/25/2006 10:36:38 AM PDT by TYVets (God so loved the world he didn't send a committee)
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To: atruelady
. "I truly hope that my bet on you being OK out in society is not misplaced."

And I truly hope the parents of his next victim will be allowed to disembowel you slowly for your cowardice!

35 posted on 05/25/2006 10:36:38 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: ErnBatavia

They are immune because the people who do this cross all socioeconomical categories.... As long as powerful money brokers and politicians are doing it (which they are) as well as trailer trash, you will not see any of them treated hard by the system.

Our "Justice" system is only tough on petty criminals... Hell even the speaker of the House is arguing that House Members should be above the law just this past week.


36 posted on 05/25/2006 10:38:35 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: atruelady

So does this means that in Nebraska dwarves can now commit crimes at will?


37 posted on 05/25/2006 10:40:57 AM PDT by MissEdie
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To: ErnBatavia
he sent pictures of his wee-wee to the sting operator

Hey, I would have taken your word for it -- you didn't have to attach a copy of the picture he sent....

38 posted on 05/25/2006 10:49:47 AM PDT by steve-b (A desire not to butt into other people's business is eighty percent of all human wisdom)
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To: Hugin

I just saw in on Fox News. I would probably have to search later for more info.


39 posted on 05/25/2006 10:50:12 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady
Yeesh -- scrapings from the DUmp:

If the places are so terrifying that a short, but fully grown adult male, simply cannot survive, shouldn't we be doing something to reform the prison system as a whole?

the conditions of the probation are actually a win-win for everyone-- the judge said "I want control of you until you integrate change in your life" (my emphasis). Prison as punishment accomplishes nothing except revenge, whereas forcing change actually serves everyone well.

(To be fair, even some of the DUmmies are appalled by this idiot judge.)

40 posted on 05/25/2006 10:54:18 AM PDT by steve-b (A desire not to butt into other people's business is eighty percent of all human wisdom)
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To: HamiltonJay
Judge Kristine Cecava - Judge Kristine Cecava is one of eight female District Court Judges in the state of-Nebraska.

She received her law degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1976 where she was a member of the Law Review and received the Order of the Coif.

She has served in a variety of positions including Country Attorney and County Judge prior to her appointment as District Court Judge in 1999 and was president of the Nebraska County Judges Association in 1996.

Her professional involvement has included the Nebraska Commission for the Protection of Children, the Supreme Court Gender Fairness Task Force, the Rural Resources Task Force, the NSBA Indigent Defense Task Force and the CSA/NSBA Special Committee to Review Nebraska Juvenile Codes.

As an active wife and mother she also donates much of her time to community service.

Her professional involvement has included the Nebraska Commission for the Protection of Children,

As President Reagan once said: "The nine most dangerous words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'"

41 posted on 05/25/2006 10:56:32 AM PDT by TYVets (God so loved the world he didn't send a committee)
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It would put him out where I could get to him.

We think much alike, you and I.

"Revenge is a dish best served cold."

42 posted on 05/25/2006 10:57:49 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (I can't complain...but sometimes I still do.)
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To: atruelady

There needs to be a Law that any rule made by a judge that results in other innocents being made victims by a maggot that judge could have put away. That judge then needs to pay a criminal price in the form of fines AND jail time.


43 posted on 05/25/2006 11:00:10 AM PDT by Leatherneck_MT (An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.)
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To: Concho
Only problem with that is you'd be in no position to help your daughter after you went to prison yourself for doing what needs to be done to the puke.

I'm no advocate of using sexual assault in prison as a means of controlling prisoners, and think the fact our prisons are unsafe (and not simply unpleasant or harsh with tasteless food and hard labor) is a blot on our society.

My first choice would be to execute child rapists, second choice to castrate them and brand them where the brand couldn't be hidden, third choice is put them in the prison general population.

44 posted on 05/25/2006 11:05:47 AM PDT by CatoRenasci (Ceterum Censeo Arabiam Esse Delendam -- Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit)
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To: CatoRenasci

As long as it applies equally to both sexes. Child predators any more are not gender specific. The other thing is, that we are not located on the liberal coasts. I'd be willing to wager, that a predator that stumbled and hit his head or that simply disappeared would not be investigated here in the heartland, as long as there werent any liberal witnesses to whatever might befall them.

"Seen Dick?" "Nope, I heard he left town."


45 posted on 05/25/2006 11:15:39 AM PDT by Concho
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To: CatoRenasci
My first choice would be to execute child rapists,,,

One state agrees with you !

Death Penalty For Repeat Sex Offenders Passes Oklahoma Senate

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1638213/posts

46 posted on 05/25/2006 11:15:51 AM PDT by TYVets (God so loved the world he didn't send a committee)
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To: All

Chics!


47 posted on 05/25/2006 11:37:02 AM PDT by VaBthang4 ("He Who Watches Over Israel Will Neither Slumber Nor Sleep")
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To: TYVets

"Her professional involvement has included the Nebraska Commission for the Protection of Children"

NO WAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tell me this is a joke.


48 posted on 05/25/2006 11:48:27 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: Leatherneck_MT

Coming soon, I bet. People are fed up.


49 posted on 05/25/2006 11:49:05 AM PDT by atruelady
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To: atruelady

Certainly hope so.


50 posted on 05/25/2006 11:51:17 AM PDT by Leatherneck_MT (An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens.)
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