Skip to comments.2 men sentenced in Sarah Palin lawyer harassment case
Posted on 06/10/2012 7:01:33 PM PDT by STARWISE
The Christys, of McAdoo, Pa., pleaded guilty in January to making harassing phone calls to Palin's attorneys. Attorney John Tiemessen testified that the men's calls threatened Palin and attorneys. Both Christys apologized Friday for their actions.
In Friday's sentencing, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ordered Shawn Christy to spend up to six months at the Scranton residential facility, where a bed will become available in mid-July. Christy wanted to return to his parent's home, where he had been living until his arrest last year.
"Why can't I go home now?" he said.
"Because I'm not letting you go home," Burgess said, prompting Christy to ask what was the judge's reason for imposing the order.
"It has to do with consequences," Burgess said. "It's part of the consequences for your behavior.
"I understand my behavior, and I understand this is ridiculous," Christy said. A short time letter, Burgess called for a short recess after blurts from Christy.
Burgess ultimately said Christy could stay with his parents at their McAdoo home until a bed at the residential facility becomes available.
After the sentencing was completed, Tiemessen said Christy's behavior in court was consistent with what he and others had witnessed in the past two years, including hundreds of calls from the Christys to his law firm's offices in Fairbanks and Anchorage.
"I've seen dozens and dozens of such little outbursts and worst," Tiemessen. "It just the first one Judge Burgess has seen."
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Some people are saying that the judge went too easy on these vile men. I would have to agree with that, and I wonder what the sentences would be if it had been zer0 and moochelle whom they harassed. Hmmm?
Thank you for the post and ping.
I hope that Onyx is all right.
Sounds like all this kid was doing was trying to be cool like “Alpha Male” Bill Maher. Maybe Jon Stewart can have him as a guest and have his studio audience of manginas and libs go “Wooooooo!!!!” when he comes onscreen.
Thanks for the ping:)
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Doesn't sound like punky gets it at all.
Shawn and Craig Christy = Two total losers. If we had a decent criminal justice system they would have both been jailed for at least 5 years. This is classic American jurisprudence — the sub-human (Shawn) calls the spineless wimpy judge a name and the judge caves in and gives the little brat what he wants.
It’d be an incredible shame if these guys jumped bail, popped up in front of Casa Palin and got shot, field-dressed and buried so deep in the Alaska bush that nobody would find them before the Second Coming. Just sayin’, hypothetically.
If they were so strapped for cash, how could they afford a plane ticket to Alaska?
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