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We only send our worst to Mexico

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheSportsPredictor, Dec 28, 2015.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I'm sure some of us are good people.
  3. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    Tried to find the original thread to update it, but came up empty. Mom of the year candidate.
  4. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    That moustache will certainly be popular in jail.
  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    And this, of course, opens the door to the usual ass rape lines.

    That said, I do hope that judge who only gave him probation solely because he was rich kid is paying attention. Real fine work he did there.
  6. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Well, if anyone suffers from "affluenza" and parents who will do anything to keep junior from facing consequences of his actions, it's this kid.
  7. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    The kid's sentencing was, as I understand it, entirely consistent with law and policy in Texas.
  8. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    I'm not in favor of ass rape, but I will be compassionate and just hope the broom handle has splinters.
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Yes, "affluenza" aside, I assume that even if you kill someone, you may not get locked up for a first drunk-driving offense.

    10 years of real probation (where you have to check in with a probation officer) and looking at 10 years in the slammer if you screw up is nothing to sneeze at.
  10. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

  11. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    Every DWI homicide I have seen carried at least six months in jail coupled with intensive treatment and a probationary sentence with three to five years hanging over the defendant's head. And that's at the very bottom of the sentences available in my jurisdiction for a first time offender. A much more typical sentence is 18 months in prison followed by five years probation. I don't think I've seen a multiple death case where the defendant got less than three years.

    I was shocked he got no jail time for four deaths. I hope Texas can and will activate the 10 year sentence now that he absconded. The kid was given an incredible break, and didn't live up to his end of the terms.
  12. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    I would assume "typical" is a poor word choice here, but what would be typical for a 16-year-old offender?
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