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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-11-11 06:14 PM
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5. Really, which google did you use?
http://www.timesleader.com/news/Federal-prosecutors-see...

SCRANTON The U.S. Attorneys Office has filed a modification to the plea agreement with Robert Mericle that will likely increase the sentence he faces for his guilty plea related to the Luzerne County corruption probe.

The amendment, filed Thursday, alters a section of the plea agreement that stated the U.S. Attorneys office would recommend Mericle be sentenced to the minimum under federal sentencing guidelines. In its place, the government inserted language that says it is now free to recommend a higher sentence, up to the maximum.

The government has also included language that would allow it to seek a higher sentence for Mericle based on obstructing or impeding the administration of justice. The document does not state what action Mericle has allegedly taken to obstruct justice.

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  -So . . . the judge who sold kids into prison got 28 years. What about the guy who owned the prison? Stinky The Clown  Aug-11-11 06:09 PM   #0 
  - recommend  phantom power   Aug-11-11 06:10 PM   #1 
  - "Prison" is not for the ownership class, mere citizen!  villager   Aug-11-11 06:10 PM   #2 
  - He is a job creator. Privileged Class.  CBGLuthier   Aug-11-11 06:13 PM   #3 
  - He gets off Richard Lynn Scott free!  Rex   Aug-11-11 06:14 PM   #4 
  - Really, which google did you use?  RetroLounge   Aug-11-11 06:14 PM   #5 
  - Thanks. I googled different terms, like "sentenced" and "trial". From your story, he's still free.  Stinky The Clown   Aug-11-11 06:21 PM   #7 
     - Oh, I agree. This guy should be gone forever.  RetroLounge   Aug-11-11 06:22 PM   #8 
     - Amazing, innit?  Stinky The Clown   Aug-11-11 06:50 PM   #10 
        - It's disgusting.  RetroLounge   Aug-11-11 09:02 PM   #15 
     - And that pretty much proves your point in a nutshell.  Rex   Aug-11-11 06:23 PM   #9 
        - I guess the judge had a shitty lawyer  Stinky The Clown   Aug-11-11 06:52 PM   #11 
  - Surely he will also get 28 years right.  Firebrand Gary   Aug-11-11 06:14 PM   #6 
  - Excellent post  malaise   Aug-11-11 06:54 PM   #12 
  - Bingo  Scuba   Aug-11-11 07:12 PM   #13 
  - +1  mochajava666   Aug-11-11 07:56 PM   #14 
 

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