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Rich man who pled guilty to raping his young daughter gets probation
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Posted on 03/31/2014 9:36:44 PM PDT by chessplayer

Via David Freddoso, money can’t buy happiness and it can’t buy love but maybe it can buy you a light sentence after you molest your three-year-old.

A Superior Court judge who sentenced a wealthy du Pont heir to probation for raping his 3-year-old daughter noted in her order that he “will not fare well” in prison and needed treatment instead of time behind bars, court records show.

Judge Jan Jurden’s sentencing order for Robert H. Richards IV suggested that she considered unique circumstances when deciding his punishment for fourth-degree rape. Her observation that prison life would adversely affect Richards was a rare and puzzling rationale, several criminal justice authorities in Delaware said. Some also said her view that treatment was a better idea than prison is a justification typically used when sentencing drug addicts, not child rapists…

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To: Fungi; Vendome; chessplayer; All

Unfortunately, stories like this NEED an audience. As Vendome noted, he live near this monster. Did he even suspect before this became public. I have known of some horrific cases. A man who as a child was raped by the family dog used by his older brother for the deed. A family in which children as young as 2 were raped by father and penetrated by mother and then as these victims became teenagers, raped younger siblings and brought in friends to do it too. In the first case it was a poor family with an alcoholic mother. The second case was a middle class family. Our society needs to become more aware and pay more attention, not embrace their ignorance.

41 posted on 03/31/2014 11:08:39 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: Army Air Corps

Try a pitching wedge dude, great for those intransigent skull shots :-\

42 posted on 03/31/2014 11:14:59 PM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: chessplayer

All involved in keeping him out of jail should take a long walk off a short pier.

43 posted on 03/31/2014 11:18:53 PM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: Busko
I believe you are referring to this weirdo:

44 posted on 03/31/2014 11:19:35 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Axenolith

Seeing as he is a DuPont - I suggest a DuPont product.

“The Miracle of Science”

45 posted on 03/31/2014 11:30:13 PM PDT by 21twelve ( 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Gasshog

Let his hair grow out and he looks like the guy on The Walking Dead trying to rape the young boy. Stuck and sliced with a knife worked in the show.

46 posted on 03/31/2014 11:31:46 PM PDT by 21twelve ( 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: GraceG

Good God, the ugly molesting bastard has black holes where his eyes should be.

47 posted on 03/31/2014 11:39:11 PM PDT by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: chessplayer

What the heck is going on anymore? Just seems like evil is running rampant makes me sick to my stomach. This judge should be removed and this fat ugly nasty man should be retired to Hell.

48 posted on 03/31/2014 11:46:12 PM PDT by funfan
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To: chessplayer

Needs 9mm treatment.

49 posted on 04/01/2014 2:40:43 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: funfan

‘What the heck is going on anymore?’
We, the people, have tolerated this kind of behavior and now we, by our inaction, condone it. Roughly a hundred years of miseducation has resulted in this. Sooner or later a people get the government they deserve.
Evil exists and is running roughshod over this country. Men have turned into women. We have followed this road and will continue just to see where it goes. I don’t think we will like where our trip ends.

50 posted on 04/01/2014 2:42:25 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: cherry

“Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They possess and enjoy early, and it does something to them, makes them soft where we are hard, and cynical where we are trustful, in a way that, unless you were born rich, it is very difficult to understand. They think, deep in their hearts, that they are better than we are because we had to discover the compensations and refuges of life for ourselves. Even when they enter deep into our world or sink below us, they still think that they are better than we are. They are different.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald on riches

Affluenza Defense: Rich Texas Teen Gets Probation For Killing 4 Pedestrians While Driving Drunk

51 posted on 04/01/2014 3:27:05 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

I originally thought this was the same story. Incredible that being too rich and delicate for jail should be an excuse used in at least two occasions - and who knows how many more - and in completely different parts of the country.

Again, maybe this is more common than we think.

52 posted on 04/01/2014 5:49:11 AM PDT by livius
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To: All
Will Bill O'Reilly pick this up?

He hates morally-corrupt judges like this one.


53 posted on 04/01/2014 6:00:02 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: chessplayer

Interesting how liberals protect rapists, Muslim terrorists, and promiscuous gays, yet are so very condemning of all priests, Christians, and Tea Party folks.

54 posted on 04/01/2014 7:21:31 AM PDT by Gumdrop (Q)
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To: VeniVidiVici

No, the Dupont clan.

55 posted on 04/01/2014 7:23:03 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Gasshog

Administer slooooow crushtration, then even slower castration.

56 posted on 04/01/2014 2:24:29 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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