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Steubenville High School football players found guilty of raping 16-year-old girl
Yahoo! Sports ^ | Sunday, March 17, 2013 | Dan Wetzel

Posted on 03/17/2013 3:15:39 PM PDT by Jyotishi

Ma'lik Richmond, center, reacts as the verdict for his and Trent Mays' rape trial is delivered. (Reuters)

Inside a small Steubenville, Ohio, courtroom filled with sobbing and exhausting emotion, Judge Thomas Lipps found Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond guilty Sunday of raping an intoxicated 16-year-old girl. Lipps sentenced both defendants to a minimum of one year in a youth correctional institute with the determination for a longer sentence coming from child-service experts.

Mays received an additional year for transmission of nude photos, to be served after his rape sentence is completed. Mays and Richmond also will have to register as sex offenders for the rest of their lives.

"It provides a great incentive to do well," said Lipps, who could have ordered Mays and Richmond to remain behind bars until they turned 21.

(Excerpt) Read more at sports.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 2animals; animals; oldnews; prison; rape; rapists
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1 posted on 03/17/2013 3:15:39 PM PDT by Jyotishi
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Scum. Too many people are raising scum.

Heaven help us.


2 posted on 03/17/2013 3:22:11 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Jyotishi

One year??

One year??


3 posted on 03/17/2013 3:25:40 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Jyotishi

Drunk on their own small-town greatness, they operated unaware of common decency until they went too far, wrote too much, bragged too many times and, finally, on a cold Sunday morning, were hauled out of a small third-floor courtroom as a couple of common criminals.

Their ride to the Scioto Juvenile Correctional Facility was waiting for them out back, two floors down, out in the real world.

*cue Baltimora’s Tarzan Boy*


4 posted on 03/17/2013 3:28:28 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal
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To: GeronL

Yes one year. The judge may have received a call (and more) from Obama.


5 posted on 03/17/2013 3:28:49 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: GeronL

... with the determination for a longer sentence coming from child-service experts.

I’m not sure what exactly this means, but I hope that it means that they’ll be there till they turn 21.


6 posted on 03/17/2013 3:29:28 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal
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To: GeronL
Where's Charles Bronson when we need him?


7 posted on 03/17/2013 3:29:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Jyotishi

“minimum of one year in a youth correctional institute.”

Boy, they really treat their jocks like royalty.


8 posted on 03/17/2013 3:31:12 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: definitelynotaliberal

It means that unless they kill one of the guards at the youth facility they will be out in a year on good bevavior.

That’s what it means.

The Judge also said no contact with the girl they rape until they are 21 years of age. Aint that cute.

If they were meant to be at the facility until they turn 21 , that would have been unnecessary.


9 posted on 03/17/2013 3:33:11 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Jyotishi

When you fail as a society to impart morality, when that morality is chased away and replaced with what fictionally passes as “reasoning” and steal from the human spirit the guidepost that is enduring and eternal then you can expect failure moments like this to be common place. Neither of these two young men fit the “violent criminal” motif, neither “seem” to be the hoodlum type, BUT, lacking moral base and fortitude they will act upon urges once more easily controlled with a healthy respect and fear of what is wrong and a desire to uphold a good and decent set of standards. One where the man looks upon a woman as someone to be respected, put on a pedestal and revered and PROTECTED.
I am broken hearted for their families, but more so for the girl who paid a terrible price...she has her own issues to face, clearly, but NONE of them should have included what those boys did to her, her indiscretion did not convey license for them in any way whatsoever.


10 posted on 03/17/2013 3:35:49 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: Jyotishi

A thread from yesterday if anyone is interested in the comments thereon:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2997733/posts

Video of Judge issuing ruling about 1 minute long:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYEHc9E8YQE&feature=player_detailpage

Google articles:
https://www.google.com/search?q=steubenville+grand+jury+call&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a


11 posted on 03/17/2013 3:36:44 PM PDT by deport
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When you fail as a society to impart morality

The failure was at the parents level. And that goes in case one of the biological parents weren't around, in that case, they are ESPECIALLY responsible. And the parents of the victim shouldn't be spared from judgement.

12 posted on 03/17/2013 3:39:06 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: definitelynotaliberal
what is really sad is how many other young people stood around and laughed and didn't lift a finger to help this gir?..I'm thinking there had to be dozens of young men and young women who watched or knew it was going on.....

despicable...

13 posted on 03/17/2013 3:42:15 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Jyotishi

Wow, what a sad story of shattered lives all around.


14 posted on 03/17/2013 3:42:46 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: dfwgator

I do NOT DISAGREE with you, I am speaking to us as a whole...God is GONE from our schools...Morality is NOT part of the equation, it is NOT supported in PUBLIC anymore and I expect all would know this difference.

YES, the parents are responsible, more so the young man as he does KNOW that this was wrong but felt comfortable enough to make this choice. Our moral fabric is torn, our strong societal fabric is not nearly what it was...we need to return to it.


15 posted on 03/17/2013 3:44:01 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: ICE-FLYER

And when parents abdicate their responsibilities, something is going to fill that void, and that thing is big government.


16 posted on 03/17/2013 3:44:57 PM PDT by dfwgator
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In this instance I am going to assume “intoxicated” means passed out drunk.

In this messed up culture, at age 16/17 and you cannot induce a hormone fueled teenage girl into consensual sex... you’re TOTAL losers. What’s the matter guys ?... You got no guile, and you got no game.


17 posted on 03/17/2013 3:46:15 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: dfwgator

I agree...but remember...those parents are products of our modern day society. That society has REJECTED God in the public square. While they are responsible I do say that society has rejected it wholesale and we are only now beginning to reap our reward for such.


18 posted on 03/17/2013 3:46:53 PM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: deport

Thank you. Very useful.


19 posted on 03/17/2013 3:47:07 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Jyotishi

There was also a house full of people who did nothing and said nothing. Plus the parents who owned the homes and allowed these parties to go on.


20 posted on 03/17/2013 3:49:44 PM PDT by BinaryBoy (Socialism is slavery)
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