TV News LIES

Saturday, Jan 21st

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Texas judge lightly sentences admitted rapist, says 14-year-old he assaulted not ‘the victim she claimed to be'

Texas judge lightly sentences admitted rapist, says 14-year-old he assaulted not ‘the victim she claimed to be'

E-mail Print PDF

Jeanine HowardAdvocates for sexual assault victims are furious with a Texas judge who said a raped 14-year-old "wasn't the victim she claimed to be," even after her attacker admitted to the crime.

Jeanine Howard, a Dallas County district judge, has drawn further criticism for her light sentence last week — a five-year probation — against the rapist in the 2011 assault.

The now 20-year-old Sir Young will be labeled a sex offender for life, but Howard did not issue standard sex offender restrictions, such as ordering him to refrain from pornography or undergoing sex offender treatment, the Dallas Morning News reported.

Howard removed herself from the case Friday, and a new judge has taken over.

Young admitted to raping the girl in a music room at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts on Oct. 4, 2011. He faced a maximum sentance of 20 years in prison.

Advocates for sexual assault victims are furious with a Texas judge who said a raped 14-year-old "wasn't the victim she claimed to be," even after her attacker admitted to the crime.

TVNL Comment:  Hell, it's Texas, isn't it?  No surprise here.

More...

 

 


Most Recent Related Stories...


Man shot at Milo Yiannopoulos protest

Milo YiannopouloA shooting at a Seattle campus demonstration against media provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos left a man with...

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

Miguel Ferrer dies at 61NCIS: Los Angeles actor Miguel Ferrer -- son of Jose Ferrer and Rosemary Clooney, and cousin...

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

Women march on WashingtonWearing pink, pointy-eared "pussyhats" to mock the new president, tens of thousands of women massed in...

Appeals court tells judge to allow transgender name changes

Georgia Appeals CourtA Georgia appeals court has overturned a lower court judge's orders denying legal name changes to...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!