For those of you who don't know - tomorrow is Jace sentencing. It's been a long time coming, and a day I had hoped would never arrive. Jace just called me on his daily 3 hour 'recreation'. I told him about the case last week where a young man in similar circumstances received time served … Continue reading The eleventh hour
Guilty till proven innocent! This is usually said as a joke, or snidely as a smear on the injustice that takes place in our judicial system everyday. But rarely do Americans actually believe it's true. My son didn't believe he did anything wrong when we went to meet an adult for consensual sex. In his … Continue reading Guilty
For Halloween my sister and I went to see a dramatization of the 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'. A cult classic with very willing sexual partners. Even those that pretend to be virtuous, in this movie, succumb to the physical, and emotional, pull of sexual seduction. Over the past few weeks I have been reading cases … Continue reading Let me make you a man
Being up against a society with a FRANTIC sense of child safety is difficult. I remember enrolling my son in senior year of high school. I had to fill out a form naming who could pick him up after school. I asked if I could write 'anybody' on the line. The woman behind the desk … Continue reading The Wall
I recently read a good article about sentencing concerning 'sex crimes' in Washington state. The article noted two men recently convicted of actual sex crimes with a victim: One man was convicted of repeatedly raping a girl. He received a minimum of 11 years in prison. A man found guilty of repeatedly molesting a girl … Continue reading What is your intention young man?