Skip to comments.Judge orders no jail for teen in fatal car wreck
Posted on 02/06/2014 8:49:43 AM PST by CorporateStepsister
"Judge Jean Boyd again decided to give no jail time for Ethan Couch, defense attorney Reagan Wynn and prosecutors told reporters after the hearing, which was closed to the public. Prosecutors had asked Boyd to sentence him to 20 years in state custody on charges related to two people who were severely injured."
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This is my community. The rage here is palpable.
There’s no justice in this nation; good to hear that there is a lot of anger at this permissiveness towards a crime on the part of a judge, someone who is actually supposed to know what justice is and what the right thing to do is.
And they couldn’t get a new judge for the second ruling?? Affluenza is not even a word.
Surely, a higher court could overturn her?!
If they could, most conservative in this area would tar and feather this “judge.” And then they would really get serious!
We had a similar case a while back.
Parents were called to the scene to pick up their staggering drunk son at the scene of the 3AM crash that critically injured 4. He did end up getting some jail time out of it but people were enraged that police didn’t arrest him at the time.
what a travesty
This bitch needs to be impeached- This closed court crap is illegal.
“...and could face prison time if he runs away from the facility or violates any other terms of his probation, Alpert said.”
And why wouldn’t he? The state just reinforced his sense of entitlement. We’ll be seeing this guy again.
Is this a new story?
Why in the world would this judge do this? It really can’t even be political. Most liberals that I know would certainly object to letting someone off the hook for a crime because they are rich. In fact, they’d probably want to throw the book at the kid BECAUSE his family is wealthy.
So basically, this judge bought the defense argument that this kid, because of the wealth of his family, was lacking a sense of responsibility. Therefore, the answer is, let him off the hook again??? Since the parents couldn’t instill a sense of responsibility, the judge should have done so.
Photos here of the drunk driving killer and victims....
The parents have accepted responsibility for their son’s behavior.
Once the civil lawsuits are filed, I’ll bet they change that story. Fortunately, the parents are very, very wealthy and there is plenty of money for the plaintiffs to get at.
Van der Sloot in the making.
Any other person would be serving life at the very least. This judge was paid off.
He’ll fit right in when he runs for Congress.
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