60 days for a child rapist!

by Reema on January 11, 2006

in News & Politics

What happened to the American Justice System??!! this story is beyond terrible!

There was outrage Wednesday when a Vermont judge handed out a 60-day jail sentence to a man who raped a little girl many,many times over a four-year span starting when she was seven. The judge said he no longer believes in punishment and is more concerned about rehabilitation.

Prosecutors argued that confessed child-rapist Mark Hulett, 34, of Williston deserved at least eight years behind bars for repeatedly raping a littler girl countless times starting when she was seven. But Judge Edward Cashman disagreed explaining that he no longer believes that punishment works. The sex abuse started when the girl was seven and ended when she was ten. Prosecutors were seeking a sentence of eight to twenty years in prison, in part, as punishment. Full Article here.

And here i thought Kuwait was horrible when it comes to sentencing rapists!

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Pearls January 13, 2006 at 4:39 am

hmmm, what would that judge do if that little girl was his daughter??


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