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hokies Donating Member (231 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-30-09 04:24 PM
Response to Reply #16
21. "Why doesn't he just do the time for his admitted crime?"
Clearly I was responding to the OP, who was asking why doesn't he just suck it up, not fight the legal system, and voluntarily do his time since it is not a long jail sentence. :hi:
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  -Polanski's sentence is only 90 days? rvablue  Sep-30-09 03:36 PM   #0 
  - His sentence was 90 days, then the prosecutor went back on the plea deal. nt  TheWraith   Sep-30-09 03:47 PM   #1 
  - There was no sentencing deal  TorchTheWitch   Sep-30-09 04:11 PM   #8 
  - He was not sentenced. He skipped before sentencing.  msanthrope   Sep-30-09 10:08 PM   #36 
  - it sounds to me like that 48 days of 90 he didnt serve is the deal breaker polanski fled  seabeyond   Sep-30-09 10:09 PM   #37 
  - Please review the history of his case  Warpy   Sep-30-09 04:02 PM   #2 
  - a draconian sentence would have been appropriate  27inCali   Sep-30-09 04:03 PM   #3 
  - What if he was truly mentally disturbed?  armyowalgreens   Sep-30-09 04:04 PM   #4 
     - Then that would further undermine the whole pretense  spoony   Sep-30-09 04:09 PM   #6 
     - Well we don't send the mentally ill to prison. At least we shouldn't.  armyowalgreens   Sep-30-09 04:13 PM   #9 
        - Nonsense.  LisaL   Sep-30-09 08:46 PM   #31 
     - Since it was pre Reagan, we still had good mental institutions that  Thickasabrick   Sep-30-09 10:10 PM   #38 
  - Hmm, you can't have it both ways.  spoony   Sep-30-09 04:07 PM   #5 
  - Yeah, but it's *legal* for middle-aged men to fuck 15-year-olds in Germany...  redqueen   Sep-30-09 04:10 PM   #7 
  - What part about intensive treatment didn't you understand?  Warpy   Sep-30-09 04:19 PM   #15 
     - Apparently it wasn't intensive enough. (nt)  redqueen   Sep-30-09 04:24 PM   #22 
  - OMG.  rvablue   Sep-30-09 04:17 PM   #11 
  - Shame on you  Warpy   Sep-30-09 04:18 PM   #13 
     - Are the wishes of the victim meaningful in statutory rape cases?  redqueen   Sep-30-09 04:23 PM   #19 
     - The question is not ARE they meaningful, but SHOULD they be meaningful.  armyowalgreens   Sep-30-09 04:27 PM   #23 
        - It depends on the case of course. (nt)  redqueen   Sep-30-09 04:31 PM   #26 
           - I think the victims wishes play a role in every case. But the level of importance varies.  armyowalgreens   Sep-30-09 04:33 PM   #27 
     - I've read about the wishes of the victim.  rvablue   Sep-30-09 04:23 PM   #20 
     - Have any of you using that awful argument ever considered  spoony   Sep-30-09 04:30 PM   #24 
     - Shame on you for calling him a concentration camp survivor when he is not. n/t  msanthrope   Sep-30-09 10:16 PM   #42 
  - I agree, especially that the mother should have been a codefendent.  mnhtnbb   Sep-30-09 04:19 PM   #14 
  - There are plenty of villains to go around in this one  Warpy   Sep-30-09 04:21 PM   #17 
  - Draconian sentence? Really?  LisaL   Sep-30-09 08:45 PM   #30 
  - impose a Draconian sentence....i keep hearing, but we dont see. he served 42 days of 90  seabeyond   Sep-30-09 10:11 PM   #39 
  - Polanski is not a survivor of a concentration camp.  msanthrope   Sep-30-09 10:15 PM   #41 
  - Why would he voluntarily do the time? They couldn't convict him now.  hokies   Sep-30-09 04:16 PM   #10 
  - You don't get disbarred for losing a case.  armyowalgreens   Sep-30-09 04:17 PM   #12 
  - Well, the lawyer would have to be a complete idiot  hokies   Sep-30-09 04:21 PM   #18 
     - Are you a lawyer?  armyowalgreens   Sep-30-09 04:31 PM   #25 
        - Never called "the lawyer an idiot for losing"  hokies   Sep-30-09 08:07 PM   #29 
  - he plead guilty - he was already convicted  TorchTheWitch   Sep-30-09 04:20 PM   #16 
  - "Why doesn't he just do the time for his admitted crime?"  hokies   Sep-30-09 04:24 PM   #21 
     - well, he didn't want to suck it up  TorchTheWitch   Sep-30-09 04:39 PM   #28 
  - He plead guilty. There is no need to convict him.  LisaL   Sep-30-09 08:48 PM   #32 
  - All of what you've posted is moot.  msanthrope   Sep-30-09 10:06 PM   #35 
  - I thought he fled before sentencing?  eShirl   Sep-30-09 09:06 PM   #33 
  - It seems so odd that he's a fugitive from a slap on the wrists.  JVS   Sep-30-09 09:17 PM   #34 
     - I've read conflicting news reports on this. I've read 90 day, 50 years,  Thickasabrick   Sep-30-09 10:14 PM   #40 
        - IF there was any kind of " impose a Draconian sentence" dont you think news would be all over it  seabeyond   Sep-30-09 10:19 PM   #43 
        - If he ran away for only 48 days, then he needs to be locked up extra  Thickasabrick   Sep-30-09 10:24 PM   #45 
           - it would be pure arrogance if this ends up to be the case. nt  seabeyond   Sep-30-09 10:30 PM   #47 
        - Lawyer in Polanski Documentary Now Says He Lied  Liquorice   Sep-30-09 10:22 PM   #44 
           - That is Huge!!! nt  Thickasabrick   Sep-30-09 10:25 PM   #46 
           - I knew something wasn't right about that documentary. Maybe Polanski paid that guy off? nt  Liquorice   Sep-30-09 10:37 PM   #49 
              - a documentary made by the very industry protecting polanski. why would it be right  seabeyond   Sep-30-09 10:47 PM   #50 
           - fucker. it just felt like it. be interesting how this story of arrogance continues. nt  seabeyond   Sep-30-09 10:31 PM   #48 

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