Author Topic: Man Who Recites to Judge Part of Humanist Manifesto Gets Off Easy!  (Read 1152 times)

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Offline Asteriktos

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Actually he recited part of the Bible. If I were in a similar situation, and my lawyer were to say that I was an active member of the Humanists of America, would the judge take it easy on me? If not, is the judge committing unethical, discriminatory behavior, by giving breaks to people whose religious beliefs are probably closer to his own? For the lawyers and lawyers-in-training on the board, what types of things can (and cannot) a judge take into consideration in situations like this? How subjective are these decisions?
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Re: Man Who Recites to Judge Part of Humanist Manifesto Gets Off Easy!
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2007, 06:57:14 AM »
Fox News: All tip and no iceberg.
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Re: Man Who Recites to Judge Part of Humanist Manifesto Gets Off Easy!
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2007, 06:59:53 AM »
It was an Associated Press story...
"The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny--it is the light that guides your way." - Heraclitus