Thursday, June 19, 2008

The price of cheating

I'd be impressed with this sentence only if I was convinced a juvenile could get a worse sentence for murder or negligent homicide.

Apparently prosecutors have found enough charges to possibly put a teenager away for 38 years -- for cheating in school!
If convicted on all 69 counts, including altering and stealing public records, computer fraud, burglary, identity theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy, Mr Khan could spend almost four decades in prison.

I don't know. For the first time in my life, I'm skeptical of a harsh sentence. Supposedly this is a very upscale school so I don't know if there is some kind of double standard going on. If this kid came from a homeless family, would there be the same zeal from the school and prosecutor?

Just weird!


<< Home 0 Comments:

Post a Comment