Skip to comments.Dem lawmaker may commute to work from jail
Posted on 12/15/2014 2:19:11 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants
Democratic Virginia state delegate Joseph Morrissey, who reached a plea agreement for charges relating to a sexual relationship he had with his 17-year-old office assistant, is yet to decide whether he will resign or commute to work from jail.
The 57-year-old Democratic representative for Henrico county was sentenced to 12 months in jail with 6 months suspended for charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to a report in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Morrisseys lawyers say that he will be allowed to continue his work in the general assembly and his private law practice as part of a work-release program. He will drive his own car to work and authorities will monitor him through a device that will remain secured to his ankle, according to his lawyers.
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How is that even an option?
i feel like i'm taking crazy pills!!!
theyre letting em PRACTICE LAW???
this is INSANE!! legal? not likely
And the girl can only say it may be his child?
because it probably could be another democrat lawmaker’s child.
Talk about a “DOUBLE STANDARD”. Had this been an ordinary, run of the mill, JOE BLOW, he’d be spending at least 10 years behind bars, with BUBBA as his cell mate.
Work from jail. Blagojevitch must be really envious.
Age of consent in Virginia is 18 (I looked it up). I am baffled as to how this pervert received such a light sentence.
No doubt they went light on him because of him being a legislator.
Typical DIMocRAT loser.
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