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May 22, 2007

MySpace sentencing enhancement

It is a modern day cliche to warn persons to be careful about what they put online for the world to see.  But this NPR story on "Day to Day" give this cliche a fascinating new sentencing twist.  Here is the NPR teaser:

Darryl Perlin is the Senior District Attorney in Santa Barbara County, California who used a MySpace.com page in court to plead for a longer sentence for a defendant.  Perlin talks to Alex Cohen.

The full audio story indicates that a defendant convicted of manslaughter as a result causing a death while drunk driving MySpaced her way to an additional two years in prison by posting pictures and comments suggesting she was not at all remorseful for her crime.

May 22, 2007 at 03:04 PM | Permalink

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