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  • Texas Judge Lets Rapist Off With A Light Sentence After Suggesting The Victim, 14, (VIDEO)

    05/05/2014 11:12:34 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 11 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | May 5 2014 | Cassy Fiano
    Full Title: Texas Judge Lets Rapist Off With A Light Sentence After Suggesting The Victim, 14, Had Brought Attack On Herself How is it that judges feel that it’s acceptable to allow rapists to get off scot free? A judge in Texas had the option of sentencing a rapist, who confessed to the crime, of up to 20 years in prison — instead, she sentenced him to 45 days, and blamed the victim for the crime. -SNIP- A Texas judge has sparked national outrage after implying a 14-year-old rape victim was promiscuous and was not ‘the victim she claimed to...
  • Blood Drinking Killer Gets 20 Years

    03/17/2011 7:33:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    TheLedger.com ^ | March 16, 2011 | Jason Geary
    BARTOW | A 43-year-old Bartow man accused of killing his roommate and drinking his blood was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison. Circuit Judge Ellen S. Masters also ordered Mauricio Lopez to serve five years of probation as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
  • (Controversial) Judge Cashman to Retire

    09/02/2006 6:00:48 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 8 replies · 1,071+ views
    WCAX-TV Burlington, VT ^ | 09/02/06 | Andy Potter/ WCAX-TV
    The center of a controversial sex abuse case this spring has announced his retirement. Judge Edward Cashman says he will leave the bench next March after 25-years of service. Cashman was heavily criticized for the sentence he handed down in the case of convicted child molester Mark Hulett. He's also been praised as an unusually thoughtful judge who followed the law and never bowed to outside pressures. Cashman has presided over many serious criminal cases, but none more controversial than that of Mark Hulett, convicted of repeatedly sexually abusing an underage girl. Cashman's sentence was complex. The judge said at...
  • Gore's Son Sentenced to Drug Program

    02/02/2004 10:15:44 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 46 replies · 2,434+ views
    Guardian ^ | 2/2/04 | Stephen Manning
    Md. (AP) - The 21-year-old son of former Vice President Al Gore must complete substance abuse counseling as part of a pretrial diversion program to settle a marijuana possession charge. The agreement approved by a judge Monday calls for the misdemeanor charge to be dropped after a year if Albert Gore III submits to urine testing, community service and counseling, and steers clear of criminal convictions. The younger Gore, who attends Harvard University, had no comment after the brief hearing. He was accompanied by his mother, Tipper Gore, who did not comment other than saying the issue was a ``private...
  • Al Gore's son sentenced to substance abuse program

    02/02/2004 12:12:47 PM PST · by finnman69 · 10 replies · 642+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/2/04
    <p>ROCKVILLE, Maryland (AP) --The 21-year-old son of former Vice President Al Gore must complete substance abuse counseling as part of a pretrial diversion program to settle a marijuana possession charge.</p> <p>The agreement approved by a judge Monday calls for the misdemeanor charge to be dropped after a year if Albert Gore III submits to urine testing, community service and counseling, and steers clear of criminal convictions.</p>
  • Gore's Son Given Probation on Marijuana Charge

    02/02/2004 2:14:36 PM PST · by Wolfie · 25 replies · 1,279+ views
    Associated Press ^ | February 2, 2004 | Stephen Manning
    Gore's Son Given Probation on Marijuana Charge Rockville, Md. -- Albert Gore III will have to complete a substance abuse program under an agreement approved Monday by a judge presiding over a marijuana possession case against the son of former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore. Montgomery County District Court Judge Mary McCormick put Albert Gore III's case on an inactive docket for a year, at which point the case will be dropped if Gore meets certain requirements. Those include submitting to 12 weeks of urine testing, community service and substance abuse counseling sessions. Gore also can't have...
  • President Bush: Please Bring Ted Maher Home From Banana-Republic Monaco!

    03/20/2002 7:52:49 AM PST · by Nita Nupress · 2,477 replies · 5,329+ views
    Ted Maher -- former Special Forces; Neonatal Intensive Care nurse  American Green Beret veteran and accomplished neonatal nurse Ted Maher has now been held 537 days without trial in Monaco's prison on trumped-up and false charges -- charges of causing the deaths of billionaire banker Edmond Safra and Ted's fellow nurse, Vivian Torrente on December 3, 1999. In truth, Ted fought valiantly against two armed, masked intruders to defend Edmond and Vivian and save their lives. During the struggle, Ted suffered severe knife wounds that required one hundred staples to close. Billionaire banker Edmond Safra was cooperating with the FBI,...