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Was This An Egregiously Lenient Sentence? Yes. Did he get lighter punishment than he "should have" (in some sense)? Yes. A six month sentence for a non-negligent homicide was virtually unprecedented then and remains extremely low. Even a six month sentence for the rape of an adult woman (which is generally a comparable or less serious offense ...


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So under U.S. Law, a death of a person as a result of someone else's commission of a felonious act (In this case, an assault) is considered "Felony Murder" or "Manslaughter" depending on the Jurisdiction (reading the Wikipedia article it was Manslaughter). While he was initially charged with Murder, the prosecution later downgraded to ...


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Under The Equality Act 2010 §13(1), A person (A) discriminates against another (B) if, because of a protected characteristic, A treats B less favourably than A treats or would treat others. Religion or belief is listed as a protected characteristic under §4. However it is not established that the described characteristic is a "belief" in the ...


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California... In general, california has been working towards providing more and more protections to "undocumented" or "illegal immigrants", or persons who have not been paroled, admitted, deemed inadmissible, ordered to be removed or deported under federal law. For e.g., one may not be inquired into their immigration related information ...


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