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Old 12-10-2010, 07:35 AM
 
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Default Both of these guys are scum, but, is this fair?

Is this fair justice?
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Old 12-10-2010, 07:41 AM
 
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Actually, BOTH scumbags deserved a WHOLE lot more time in prison
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:09 AM
 
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The cop probably got a lighter sentence because of his service to the community.
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Old 12-10-2010, 08:13 AM
 
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By 'service' do you mean helping young ladies out of their clothes?
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:09 AM
 
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A cop who uses his position as a public servant to commit ANY crime, especially sexual assault, should get the absolute maximum sentence for his crime. The fact that he/she has sworn to protect the public makes the crime twice as bad in my opinion. This fake cop is scum and should get decades in prison. The preacher did break the law but there is NO comparison between his crime and the "officer's". Our justice system is garbage.
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Old 12-10-2010, 09:16 AM
 
Location: Matthews, NC
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I agree that the sentences are disparate in relation to the offenses. But, remember that one was federal and one was local which always makes a big difference. Maybe they should have tried to get Touchy on a civil rights violation so they could make it a federal beef.
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:23 AM
 
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Hard for me to compare the 2. I was bothered by Jackson's deal - it seemed very lenient. I wanted to know how his (former) fellow police officers felt about the sentence.
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Old 12-10-2010, 01:42 PM
 
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In addition to the difference between state and federal courts and sentencing guidelines, the big difference is that one is a plea deal and one is sentencing after a jury conviction... and why so many defendants are eager to take plea deals!
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Old 12-10-2010, 02:44 PM
 
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In addition to the difference between state and federal courts and sentencing guidelines, the big difference is that one is a plea deal and one is sentencing after a jury conviction... and why so many defendants are eager to take plea deals!



My guess is that they know they are guilty and would get a lighter sentence if the pleaded. Just my opinion.
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Old 12-10-2010, 06:11 PM
 
Location: South Charlotte
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Barkingowl.....What bothers me is that Scumbag Jackson will be out in no time, probably about the time the women that he abused want to start moving forward...only to have him getting out around Christmas. What a present!! He is nothing but a disgrace. I sure hope that he will be able to get his head on straight before he gets out.....as he knows right now that he got a good deal.....it should have been longer!!
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