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Teen faces jail time after lashing out on Twitter and naming the boys who sexually assaulted her
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 6-21-12

Posted on 07/21/2012 6:57:23 PM PDT by rawhide

'I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living hell': Teen faces jail time after lashing out on Twitter and naming the boys who sexually assaulted her.

17-year-old sexual assault victim is facing a jail sentence for tweeting the names of her attackers in anger at their light punishment.

Savannah Dietrich named and shamed the boys on the social messaging site, writing: 'There you go, lock me up. I'm not protecting anyone that made my life a living Hell.'

The Louisville, Kentucky teen told The Courier-Journal she was frustrated by what she feels is a lenient deal for her attackers.

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KEYWORDS: assualt; louisville; sexoffenders; sexulally; twiiter
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To: Venturer

The ‘gathering’ took place somewhere. The owner who allowed the gathering is probably liable to some degree.


51 posted on 07/21/2012 7:51:20 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: rawhide

All of the article writers are protecting the boys names as well, I only see the victims name mentioned in all the ones I could find.


52 posted on 07/21/2012 7:52:44 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: Pollster1

As I said. jury trial, demand max sentence. DARE YOU


53 posted on 07/21/2012 7:55:28 PM PDT by Dosa26 (JURY NULLIFICATION! IT'S THE LAW)
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To: jwalsh07

Doesn’t make sense how he can issue a gag order on her. Could it be becuase the guilty were juveniles?

Regardless, I say good for her.


54 posted on 07/21/2012 7:56:58 PM PDT by Girlene (Really!)
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To: FlyVet
I hereby instruct you never to criticize President Obama again? Now you are going to abide by my instructions? How did the judge have the right to instruct her when she had never been convicted of anything?

By the way, those boys have the right to sue her, if she accused them of something falsely, don't they? They have a remedy. Why don't they use that remedy? (Because they took a plea deal and because there is evidence? "Psycho chick" forged all that?)[Do you teach your children to be obedient to every government official's whim, even if it's outside the law?]

55 posted on 07/21/2012 7:58:28 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Dosa26

As a juror, I would truthfully answer any questions, as I have done on all the juries I have been called for. In the VERY unlikely event that I was then seated, I would view the evidence impartially. At that point, if the facts presented match the article that I have read, I would find her “not guilty” and laugh in the judge’s face. Unfortunately, contempt is (usually or always?) decided by the judge, not a jury. She’s at the mercy of the woman who already showed no concern for her as a victim. I just hope the judge is reading our comments - and has as little backbone as John Roberts.


56 posted on 07/21/2012 8:08:13 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Oh, BULLSHIT !

Based on your view anyone who passes out is fair game to be raped?

What if simply asleep?

The laws in most civilized societies calls sex with a person unable to give consent , a crime.

Lots of other criminal behavior went on in your day,your parents’ day and your grandparents’ day.So I guess we shouldn’t get the police involved in cases of strongarm robbery,intimidation,fill-in-the-blank ?


57 posted on 07/21/2012 8:08:37 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: Girlene

He can’t, SCOTUS has upheld gag orders but only in a limited context. That being when a criminal defendant’s 6th Amendment right to a fair trial is jeopardized. There is no trial here, the sexual assault perps have plead out. So a gag order is unocnstitutional in this case.

More to the point though is that in Kentucky the law says a victim must be consulted on plea bargains and that the victim also has a “right” to a victims statement. I know of no exceptions for juveniles but I’m just pretending to be trained in the law here.


58 posted on 07/21/2012 8:14:38 PM PDT by jwalsh07 (.)
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To: Tax-chick
Some courts are positively contemptible.
59 posted on 07/21/2012 8:14:54 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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http://twitter.com/savymarie_

“@savymarie_’s account is protected.

Only confirmed followers have access to @savymarie_’s Tweets and complete profile. Click the “Follow” button to send a follow request.”

Curiouser and...


60 posted on 07/21/2012 8:15:04 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: rawhide

It makes me sick that kids who commit horrific crimes other than murder—especially sex crimes—are shielded from publicity (”cannot mention the name because he is a juvenile”) and then get by with juvenile detention til 18 or 21. Unfortunately, the adult-sentence alternative may not be the way to go. What we need is more flexible sentencing and LOTS OF SHAMEFUL PUBLICITY.


61 posted on 07/21/2012 8:16:40 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: the invisib1e hand
i hope the boys feel safe now.
Say, is there a White Bloc?

Were the boys black who assaulted her? I see no indication of this. Anyways I applaud her gumption to defy this black robed POS

62 posted on 07/21/2012 8:21:14 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: rawhide

http://www.citizensforbetterjudges.org/endorsements/mcdonald.htm

The “gag the victim” judge started out as a social worker. Seems she has held onto her beliefs that the “young men” are victims of their environment.

I hope that this judge wakes up and smells the coffee. She’s protecting the scum of the earth in this case.


63 posted on 07/21/2012 8:23:35 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: dennisw

Umm uhhh, Omg no need to duck, it was so far over your head.


64 posted on 07/21/2012 8:24:24 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (If Bill Ayers had a son, he'd look like James Holmes.)
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To: rawhide
If it had been one of my sisters or a daughter, having their names revealed would be the least of their concerns. The snapping cracking sound wouldn't be from cameras.
65 posted on 07/21/2012 8:25:17 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: Pollster1

IF I get called I don’t know how to tie my shoes. How do you get out of contempt? 1. judge taken care of. 2. ass kissing.. I dont know nor care


66 posted on 07/21/2012 8:29:08 PM PDT by Dosa26 (JURY NULLIFICATION! IT'S THE LAW)
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To: rawhide

She probably forgot to use the word, “alleged”.


67 posted on 07/21/2012 8:30:20 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: richmwill

I wonder if Forgotten Amendments would be so kind as to provide a name?

Since he seems to believe that it’s ok to rape a girl and pass out photos of the rape to all your friends, he should be equally forthcoming himself.


68 posted on 07/21/2012 8:34:44 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: the invisib1e hand

OK


69 posted on 07/21/2012 8:34:52 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: Dosa26

If I get called, almost regardless of the case, I want on the jury. We need intelligent, rational jurors to keep our civil and criminal courts from doing shockingly stupid things. I am not willing to lie to get on a jury, but I most certainly will not do anything to dodge jury duty.


70 posted on 07/21/2012 8:35:03 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: dog breath
they should have been able to read the creeps names in the victims of assault or worse
71 posted on 07/21/2012 8:35:39 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: madprof98

I think there is an aweful lot of shame to go around here. If she was passed out mostly them


72 posted on 07/21/2012 8:38:08 PM PDT by Dosa26 (JURY NULLIFICATION! IT'S THE LAW)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

I never knew that “The Right to Molest the Stupid” was among the “Forgotten Amendments.”

I hope you don’t have any daughters.

The girl did something stupid. The punks who raped her were craven opportunists, much like maggots or leaches. There’s always the possibility that the little scuz-buckets slipped something into her drink. If someone is willing to take advantage of an incapacitated girl, how much more would it take for them to incapacitate an attractive target?


73 posted on 07/21/2012 8:40:46 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: FlyVet
But I still say that she should have held her peace until after the trial.

Hey, dimwit, what part of pleading guilty to all charges don't you understand? There was a plea agreement, there will be NO trial, when a person pleads guilty there is NO trial, no reason to have one. Smarten up a little.

74 posted on 07/21/2012 8:41:41 PM PDT by calex59
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To: rolling_stone

methinks the boys attorneys should not have asked for the contempt charge especially before sentencing was passed...duh


75 posted on 07/21/2012 8:42:04 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: Pollster1

I wish I could get jury.. we got a ‘closed system’ pay or stay so to speak


76 posted on 07/21/2012 8:46:47 PM PDT by Dosa26 (JURY NULLIFICATION! IT'S THE LAW)
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To: rawhide

If the governor had any balls, he’d pardon her and tell the judge to go pound sand.


77 posted on 07/21/2012 8:49:25 PM PDT by rottndog (Be Prepared.....for what's coming AFTER America.)
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To: FlyVet

Good lord, flyvet, they pled guilty. They are guilty. They pled guilty. They’re guilty.


78 posted on 07/21/2012 8:54:46 PM PDT by healy61
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To: rottndog

haha you smelt it you delt it. I SECOND the pettition rottndog is making, and absolve myself of every thing forth with. Good luck!


79 posted on 07/21/2012 8:55:37 PM PDT by Dosa26 (JURY NULLIFICATION! IT'S THE LAW)
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To: rawhide

Savannah is living up to her family name! Go girl!


80 posted on 07/21/2012 8:57:21 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: FlyVet
We’re supposed to be innocent until proven guilty

Once again, it's what lawyers call "legal fiction" which has no place outside the courtroom and does not define our reality as you and so many others insist! It does not, you hear?!

81 posted on 07/21/2012 9:03:59 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: jwalsh07
There is no trial here, the sexual assault perps have plead out. So a gag order is unocnstitutional in this case.

The perps haven't been sentenced yet. Maybe that's it. Anyway, it seems she did a bit of research on the subject before she decided to release their name. Here's the article from the Courier Journal, Assault victim's tweets prompt contempt case

The Courier Journal is working with her attorneys in trying to get the contempt hearing made public, which is legal in Kentucky. There is a hearing on July 30 to decide if it actually will be public.

My suggestion to the judge is not to pick an argument with an entity that buys ink by the barrel.
82 posted on 07/21/2012 9:04:10 PM PDT by Girlene (Really!)
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To: rawhide

The American legal system is about itself and nothing else, you peasants! Bow your heads before it!


83 posted on 07/21/2012 9:06:41 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: FlyVet

What trial? They pleaded guilty. The boys are just lucky that I’m not the girls father. If I was, they’d be begging for a long sentence to keep them safe.


84 posted on 07/21/2012 9:06:41 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: rawhide

Good for the gal. I am behind her all the way on this nonsense.

Speaking out is part of the healing process. A rape victim should never be ordered to keep silent.

Screw that damn judge. Hopefully, he/she will dismiss the charge and perhaps she will pay court costs... around $100.


85 posted on 07/21/2012 9:15:02 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
In the USSA, now we have three young people with criminal records. Thank a feminist.

Well ain't that just a damn shame?

86 posted on 07/21/2012 9:16:22 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Politicalmom

Not only were there pictures but the “boys” showed them around. She didn’t know how many people saw them...so why are the “boys” ashamed now...they were proud enough to show how manly they were raping a passed out young woman.


87 posted on 07/21/2012 9:28:15 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: rawhide

The victim should not be ordered to shut up about rape or any other crime comitted against them.

The judge should keep the police records and reporters gagged, but not the victim. The victim should be able to speak freely about what happened to her, including who was involved. This is especially so in this case given the boys took pictures of her and passed them around.

The other thing that is distrubing though, is that young people think there is and should be no dark consequences that come with over drinking and drugging. Substance abuse comes with natural consequences and being the victim of criminals is one of them. For girls that is often rape but now that we have homosexualized and totally sexually perverted the youth culture, it will come with the anal rape of boys and girls, too.


88 posted on 07/21/2012 9:34:03 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: rawhide

I support her decision and IMHO, it is therapeutic for her too !


89 posted on 07/21/2012 9:39:53 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Forgotten Amendments
In the USSA, now we have three young people with criminal records. Thank a feminist.

By naming these two, she may be saving future victims. She does deserve credit for having the guts to go to jail for that.
90 posted on 07/21/2012 9:45:27 PM PDT by Girlene (Really!)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
Thank a feminist.

What would your view point be if it had been a young man that these two boys assaulted, photographed and then passed them around?

Would it be any different?

Or should raping a person who can't fight back and who did not consent be regarded as saying "howdy"?

91 posted on 07/21/2012 9:52:46 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Fate plays chess and you don't find out until too late that he's been using two queens all along)
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To: Tax-chick
I think whatever punishment she gets for contempt of court will be worth it to her. Can’t “unTweet,” after all - it’s done.

These are times when you just have to say, "the law is an a**" and ignore it.

Every older brother who has whopped the living daylights out of some twit that was picking on their younger siblings knows this.

It isn't a free pass. You have to face the consequences of what you did but usually most people understand why you did it.

92 posted on 07/21/2012 10:00:04 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Fate plays chess and you don't find out until too late that he's been using two queens all along)
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To: BobL

You’re going to actually use that as an excuse.. “The boys didn’t know better.”...Seriously?


93 posted on 07/21/2012 10:03:54 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: ClearBlueSky
Just when I think I can't be surprised anymore...get a load of some of the comments on this thread.
94 posted on 07/21/2012 10:06:44 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Shadowstrike

“You’re going to actually use that as an excuse.. “The boys didn’t know better.”...Seriously?”

You might want to read my posting a bit closer. There were 61 posts ahead of yours and not one of them saw that angle.


95 posted on 07/21/2012 10:20:31 PM PDT by BobL
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To: BobL

Yes, I did read your post a bit better, but still the statement about the “boys” sounded like you were saying they shouldn’t be blamed because they just didn’t know better.

Maybe the wording threw me off, our maybe it was the half dozen other posts that had me seeing red (not yours by the way).

Made a mistake, sorry.


96 posted on 07/21/2012 10:23:54 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

I knew when I was a boy/young man that having sex with a woman who was unconscious was wrong. Chalk it up to my parents raising me right.

Where did you go wrong in your upbringing that you consider not raping someone a “lesson learned”.


97 posted on 07/21/2012 10:24:56 PM PDT by Bogey78O (Don't call them jihadis. Call them irhabis. Tick them off, don't entertain their delusion.)
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To: Rocky
Right.

It sounds like the plea agreement was with the young men NOT their victim, at least not without her approval.

She's free indeed to express her outrage and give tit for tat exposing their abusive behavior for other young women to beware.

98 posted on 07/21/2012 10:26:30 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: rawhide

Sounds like a Mason letting a brother Mason(kids) off the hook...
They are known to do that... meaning the Judge..


99 posted on 07/21/2012 10:26:54 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Shadowstrike

No prob. I was worried a bit using the term “boys”, but I thought it fit in context of explaining that system.

I also can see why you’re spun-up with some of the other posts. Heck, for all we know, she had three beers, and the third one was drugged - and if that’s the case, would it still be “her fault” to those people?


100 posted on 07/21/2012 10:30:40 PM PDT by BobL
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