Re: Glued P*nis Caper - Women Avoid Jail in Glue-Related Revenge Plot
- From: realpch <realpch@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 12:29:18 -0800
On Feb 3, 8:10 am, Pneuma <frank.sp...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Wis. women avoid jail in glue-related revenge plot
The judge acknowledged a possible double-standard with the sentencing. If
the incident involved a man who committed similar acts against an
unwilling woman, that man would doubtless face prison time, Judge Donald
But in this case the victim and his "bad behavior" were partly to blame,
I'm thinking in the case of a woman similarly assaulted, that her
behavior would not be an issue and not be allowed in the courtroom at
When a person is sexually assaulted, their past behavior is not
something that the defense is supposed to be able to ahve qa field day
with. Why did the judge allow it here?
I guess it is good that the judge acknowledges a double standard. It
would be better if he followed the law.
An oddity. I suppose the judge felt that the degree of menace that the
victim felt was different from the opposite scenario? Are you sure about
that behavior thing? I mean, the women would be questioned as to the
events leading up to the incident. Wouldn't that happen also in the
opposite scenario? I don't really know about judges commenting on it, or
declaring it as a reason for their judgement. Actually, it's a little
hard to envision quite the same episode with the sexes reversed.
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