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Central Park Five wrongfully convicted in 1989 rape settle with city for $40 million
NY Daily News ^ | 06/19/2014 | GINGER ADAMS OTIS

Posted on 06/19/2014 7:47:24 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen

The five black men who were wrongfully convicted in the 1989 beating and rape of a Central Park jogger have agreed to a $40 million settlement with the city, a source familiar with the terms said Thursday. The five young men — whose arrests and trials made national headlines and stirred the city’s simmering racial tensions — had been locked in a bitter civil rights lawsuit with the city for years after their convictions were vacated. When now Mayor de Blasio ran for election last year, he promised to reach a deal.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: New York
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1 posted on 06/19/2014 7:47:24 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen
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To: Kid Shelleen

Trump was right calling for the death penalty.

Those youths would not have got near the needle at the time. It would have been thrown out by then. It would have taken 30 years to execute those convicted and sitting on death row.


2 posted on 06/19/2014 7:50:33 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Kid Shelleen

Little doubt in my mind that they were in fact guilty.

In most of these cases another person who has met with the perps and knows what happened will confess. Usually someone with nothing to lose.


3 posted on 06/19/2014 7:52:22 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Morgenthau found evidence showing that Meili had not been attacked by a group of men but one man, and it was Reyes.

Just a little late.

4 posted on 06/19/2014 7:52:59 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

They were NOT wrongfully convicted! This message is racial insanity.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 7:55:13 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Kid Shelleen

I hate stories like this. (”found evidence that one person committed the rape not 5”)
Okay what evidence? Why was that not found originally? Since everyone was postive when the original convictions took place why should we be positive about this now?


6 posted on 06/19/2014 7:58:37 PM PDT by 48th SPS
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To: Kid Shelleen

$8 mil apiece??


7 posted on 06/19/2014 8:03:48 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: yarddog
their guilty....maybe there was unknows semen but it does not exonerate them....they attacked and nearly killed that girl.....

and now they get money....

I hope they have miserable empty lives...

8 posted on 06/19/2014 8:06:20 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Menehune56

They just won the thug lottery


9 posted on 06/19/2014 8:20:42 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Getting turned loose to do it all over again?


10 posted on 06/19/2014 8:27:25 PM PDT by pbmaltzman
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To: cherry

Nobody should wish anybody that. It goes against the Lord.

If New York didn’t want this it oughtn’t have voted in Blasio who basically singlehandedly okayed it.


11 posted on 06/19/2014 8:28:10 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: bigbob

There is a whole raft of political weirdness here. The appeals court overturned the old conviction. Now normally that is not the end of the story. The onus is now on those who would not hold a new trial with all the evidence, real or purported. New York whiffed. Shouldn’t be surprised.


12 posted on 06/19/2014 8:30:38 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

What a country! You can gang beat a jogger half to death, but if you are a black teen , you get a 40 million dollar jackpot, because although you admitted to beating her half dead and leaving her unconscious on the street, technically you didn’t do the actual “R” deed-


13 posted on 06/19/2014 8:53:30 PM PDT by pastorbillrandles (The choice isn't heaven or Hell. its heaven or the world)
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To: pastorbillrandles

Race-timidation.


14 posted on 06/19/2014 8:56:44 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

Innocent - like OJ.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 8:59:02 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: yarddog

They were and are guilty as he!!!>>>>

Here is the truth on this case>>>>>
http://nicholasstixuncensored.blogspot.com/search?q=Kharey&max-results=20&by-date=true


16 posted on 06/19/2014 9:00:26 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: dennisw

New Yawk whiffed. This should have been easy even given a retrial.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 9:14:07 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Note to NEw York, sow to the wind, reap the whirlwind! What about the poor women who was “Wilded” admitted by these (rich) animals?


18 posted on 06/19/2014 9:16:13 PM PDT by pastorbillrandles (The choice isn't heaven or Hell. its heaven or the world)
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To: pastorbillrandles

It seems craziness. This should have been easy from a prosecution point of view. Where it was NOT easy was from a racial appeasement point of view. Would everyone have been happier had there been an all black police force and court to take care of it? It stank like a dead skunk.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 9:33:48 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

nope, you can have righteous anger towards evil. hoping that evil people don’t enjoy the spoils of their evil is perfectly fine and right.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 10:09:59 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

No, note the global curse. That would apply even if they refused the money!


21 posted on 06/19/2014 10:10:40 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

And also what happened to an old adage about “Blessing your enemies.” You have to be a deep down believer to do that. It is a test of you if you cannot.


22 posted on 06/19/2014 10:12:05 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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Are these the “wilding” scumbags?


23 posted on 06/19/2014 10:13:45 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

but in actual context, the comment was only offered because they got the money. their lives are changed due to cashing in on their evil, and hoping they can’t enjoy their lives after cashing in on it, is proper.


24 posted on 06/19/2014 10:13:51 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

so not everyone can. better not to do so than to do it and not really mean it.


25 posted on 06/19/2014 10:14:44 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Kid Shelleen
Ann Coulter wrote about this a few months ago.

WHAT YOU WON'T READ IN THE PAPERS ABOUT THE 'CENTRAL PARK FIVE'

Our nation is dying fast.

26 posted on 06/19/2014 10:16:54 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

it is perfectly fine to pray and say that you hope evil people do not prosper or enjoy the fruits of their evil.

to bless them is to encourage them to do more evil. look at the homosexuals and see how much more evil they become when people and govt tell them how awesome they are and make them special privileged classes all b/c of the evil they do.


27 posted on 06/19/2014 10:18:36 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Nope, one Jesus Christ overrules you. In fact to bless them is to encourage them to repent... yes you read that right.


28 posted on 06/19/2014 10:31:55 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Kid Shelleen

When does Charles Manson get his $100 million?


29 posted on 06/20/2014 2:55:04 AM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: Dagnabitt

“Ann You Are The Man.”
Read it.


30 posted on 06/20/2014 3:43:58 AM PDT by BilLies (sharyl attkisson is alive and well HOORAY!!!!!)
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To: bigbob

It will be gone inside a year.


31 posted on 06/20/2014 6:08:35 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Resolute Conservative

The real victim (Central Park jogger) should file a civil suite.


32 posted on 06/21/2014 4:13:47 PM PDT by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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