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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Pretty sure judges in juvenile courts are allowed to sort of use some discretion when choosing punishment, given the limitations of sentencing juveniles.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    I applaud that judge.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Absolutely. Maybe then should would think twice about doing that to someone else. I think it would be a better option for her to learn her lesson than community service or whatever else her punishment would have been.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Probably when you're dealing with Lo Pan (kid's name is Lopan).

    Jack Burton: All I know is, this Lo Pan character comes out of thin air in the middle of a goddamn alley while his buddies are flying around on wires cutting everybody to shreds, and he just stands there waiting for me to drive my truck straight through him with *light* coming out of his mouth!



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    good for that judge




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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    I wish more judges would go for "cruel and unusual punishment." Heinlein said it best, punishment must be cruel, and it must be unusual, or else it is not punishment at all.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    An eye for an eye...the perfect justice system.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    An eye for an eye...the perfect justice system.
    Oh relax, probably had more of an impact on her than 120 hours of half-hearted community service would have.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Oh relax, probably had more of an impact on her than 120 hours of half-hearted community service would have.
    I presumed he was serious.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    What I don't understand (and that is partly because she is a minor and we can't see the complaint) is how they could even have a case...I mean he gave her and her mother a choice. She could have taken the community service time and kept her hair.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    If I'm the girl, I get the hair cut. It'll grow back, plus you won't spend you're whole summer vacation doing community service.



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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave2010 View Post

    Is this justifiable???
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    Re: Judge Orders lighter sentence for ponytail to be cut off

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Oh relax, probably had more of an impact on her than 120 hours of half-hearted community service would have.
    I was being serious.

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    I presumed he was serious.
    Your presumption was correct.



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