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Old 10-31-2010, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Omaha, NE
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The guy who also wanted to die? As if punishing the poor woman will bring the man back anyway. She needs help, and in jail she will receive very little help at all.
I agree wholeheartedly.
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:39 AM
 
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I agree wholeheartedly.
She does need help. But if/when she can stand trial she should be prosecuted. No, it wont' bring him back--but it might prevent it from happening to someone else.
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Old 11-07-2010, 07:08 PM
 
Location: West Omaha
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Nobody said she shouldn't stand trial. We said she shouldn't receive jail time. There is a huge huge difference. Not everyone convicted of a crime goes to jail. The judge weighs the facts, the person's background, the likelihood of reoccurrence of the act, and the level of culpability of the person and then determines the punishment. Here, it appears that the person needs treatment...not jail time. The judge will likely mandate inpatient treatment. Beyond that, jail is completely pointless here.
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Old 02-22-2011, 10:10 AM
 
Location: Columbus Nebraska
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if there were suicide notes from both of them and they wanted to do it together, than she shouldnt be serving jail time. help? most definately but not being put in jail where she can suffer even more. if she wants to go then let her. her boyfriend had the easy way out and died but now she is being punished for both of their actions. this isnt right.
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Old 02-22-2011, 03:10 PM
 
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I'm sorry that you are unable to comprehend what I'm saying. I'm saying that if/when she is mentally able to stand trial she should be prosecuted. "an example" means to not just let her off lightly with a slap on the wrist--but actually give her the punishment associated with helping someone kill themself.
I see you have some deep-seated issues yourself, Calvinist.
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