maycocksean said:Okay so the judge and the jury "had to convict." Did the prosecution "have" to press charges? I can't help thinking that SOMEbody wanted this to happen.
I'm still waiting for some concrete confirmation as to whether the race of those involved, but one thing is for certain. If indeed the girl was white, you can be damn sure that race had everything to do with how this whole thing came down.
And this is in Georgia? Come on, now. . .
if they were really out to get him then they would have found him guilty for raping the intoxicated/nearly passed out 17 year old. but he was aquitted of that. unfortunately, the oral sex with the 15 year old was on the same tape and the law says it was a mandatory 10 years.
btw they have already changed the law, but it was too late to help him