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This was a show of disrespect and contempt
Some of you really think your tax dollar monies are best spent by housing this guy for the crime of Yawning?
The fellow will become a pillar of his community after a lengthy jail sentence will rehabilitate him from yawning in court again?
Originally posted by getreadyalready
I can see how a Judge could feel justified in this case.
Suppose this was a crime family, or gang, or repeat offenders. The Judge is disgusted by the light sentence she is about to hand down, and immediately after stating the sentence, a family member, or gang member, or affiliated thug gives a loud and intentionally disrespectful yawn in the audience to voice their triumph over a pitiful legal system. The Judge takes it as the perfect opportunity to slap him with the maximum at her disposal.
We don't know the background, the court proceedings, or the criminal records of these guys.
I can't criticize the Judge in this case without knowing more!