Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

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Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: samhill On: Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:04 pm

Just how is anyone here going to justify something like this?
http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/12/health/affluenza-youth/
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: franco b On: Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:11 pm

samhill wrote:Just how is anyone here going to justify something like this?
http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/12/health/affluenza-youth/

Money and political influence will almost always buy immunity from the law. Look at Corzine.
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: samhill On: Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:00 pm

Franco, I was leaning toward it being used as a defense for young offenders that we should now feel sorry for because they grew up privileged. Sure we have allowed political influence & wealth to be treated by a set of rules that their like make but to now be able to use it for their kids as a legal defense is about as low as can be & really rubbing everyone's nose in it. I'm sure a commoner would be tried as an adult to begin with & have the book thrown at them.
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: franco b On: Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:28 pm

samhill wrote:Franco, I was leaning toward it being used as a defense for young offenders that we should now feel sorry for because they grew up privileged. Sure we have allowed political influence & wealth to be treated by a set of rules that their like make but to now be able to use it for their kids as a legal defense is about as low as can be & really rubbing everyone's nose in it. I'm sure a commoner would be tried as an adult to begin with & have the book thrown at them.

I think it was just a made up justification for a done deal. i doubt if anyone believes it.
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: buffalo bob On: Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:23 pm

thats one defence i'll never be able to use...its bullpoop...
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: samhill On: Mon Mar 31, 2014 1:55 pm

Here is another even more sickening case.
http://iacknowledge.net/multimillionair ... in-prison/
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: samhill On: Sat Apr 12, 2014 9:12 pm

An up date on this poor kids state of affairs.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nati ... h/7633643/
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Re: Affluenza a defense for the wealthy coming to you soon

PostBy: mkline On: Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:03 pm

I was always taught that ignorance of the law is no excuse.

Mike
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