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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A former Baylor University frat president who was indicted for allegedly sexually assaulting a fellow student will not serve jail time or register as a sex offender under a plea deal accepted by a Texas court on Monday, CBS affiliate KWTX-TV reports. A judge in Waco, Texas, accepted the deal and sentenced Jacob Walter Anderson, 24, to three years of deferred probation. Anderson must also pay a $400 fine and seek counseling. His criminal record will be expunged if and when he completes probation. In a tearful statement to the court, Anderson's accuser said she was devastated by the decision to "let my rapist go free."

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The girl who killed her rapist got over 50 years in prison.

There's no such thing as white male privilege though..

#1 | Posted by MrSilenceDogood at 2018-12-11 04:55 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 15

This is simply outrageous, that judge should serve time in prison.

#2 | Posted by danni at 2018-12-11 07:39 AM | Reply

Wow. Wrong.

#3 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-12-11 12:55 PM | Reply

As father of a 24-year old daughter, I'll wager this guy will be looking over his shoulder for a long, long time wondering if that noise he hears is a father creeping up on him, about to inflict blunt force trauma...

#4 | Posted by catdog at 2018-12-11 01:07 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

Dolt 45 just found his new chief of staff.

#5 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2018-12-11 01:13 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

I guess the prosecutors didn't have the evidence to get a conviction and the defense knew it.
I hope they feel the same way when dealing with this perps future attacker.

#6 | Posted by bored at 2018-12-11 01:20 PM | Reply

Plea deals are an extremely difficult decision. What if you're innocent? (I'm not saying this guy is)

Do you take a plea deal that lets you off light and face reactions like above? People automatically assume you're guilty if you take the plea deal.

Do you reject the plea deal and risk being found guilty in a trial? Not only years of jail time but the life long scarlet letter of sex offender.

In some cases, the sentencing difference between accepting a plea and losing at trial can be a matter of decades. It's no wonder 95 percent of all defendants accept plea offers. Or that, according to the National Registry of Exonerations, 15 percent of all exonerees -- people convicted of crimes later proved to be innocent -- originally pleaded guilty. That share rises to 49 percent for people exonerated of manslaughter and 66 percent for those exonerated of drug crimes.

www.washingtonpost.com

#7 | Posted by pirate at 2018-12-11 01:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. But let's assume maybe that didn't work or something. I think there should be some punishment, but the punishment ought to be on the rapist."

Was it a Legitimate Rape? Woman have a way of shutting that whole rape thing down. But, only if it is Legitimate.

And hasn't that poor rapist suffered enough?

It was just a little rape so what's all the fuss about?

#8 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-12-11 02:17 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"It was just a little rape so what's all the fuss about?" - #8 | Posted by donnerboy at 2018-12-11 02:17 PM

I don't think size of the junk is taken into consideration.

#9 | Posted by Hans at 2018-12-11 02:21 PM | Reply

Brett Kavanaugh personally acquitted Jacob Walter Anderson.

After all. Boy will be boys. We don't want to tarnish Mr Anderson. He's on a bright path to be a future Supreme Court Justice.

#10 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-12-11 02:26 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

The central driving force in all US law is profits for attorneys and all the insiders and cost reduction, aka work minimization for the Courts. Justice is a secondary consideration.

#11 | Posted by bayviking at 2018-12-11 04:19 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

What's the difference between rape and sexual assault. At times, I've heard on this site that rubbing up against a woman's ass is considered sexual assault.

Did the guy rape her or not?

#12 | Posted by boaz at 2018-12-11 04:40 PM | Reply

The woman initially said she was drugged at the party, but the McLennan County District Attorney's Office said it couldn't find evidence supporting her claim.

In a statement to CBS News, Assistant District Attorney Hilary LaBorde defended Anderson's sentence and said the public didn't know all the facts that led to it.

"Conflicting evidence and statements exist in this case making the original allegation difficult to prove beyond a reasonable doubt," LaBorde said.

"Given the claims made publicly, I understand why people are upset," she added. "However, all of the facts must be considered and there are many facts that the public does not have.

Oh, the prosecutor probably couldn't prove forcible rape.

But unlawful restraint? Seems he should have gotten at least a year or two for that.

#13 | Posted by boaz at 2018-12-11 04:43 PM | Reply

Sounds like they couldn't prove much so they took the best deal they could get.

#14 | Posted by byrdman at 2018-12-11 06:36 PM | Reply

Seems he should have gotten at least a year or two for that.

Yea. Kavanaugh should have been sentenced to at least a couple years in prison.

#15 | Posted by ClownShack at 2018-12-11 06:40 PM | Reply

Rape culture for the win.

#16 | Posted by hamburglar at 2018-12-12 09:52 AM | Reply

Forget it Jake, it's Wacotown.

#17 | Posted by madscientist at 2018-12-12 12:43 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

#17 | Posted by madscientist You should know that over 10,000 students and residents of Waco have signed a petition to remove this judge. That is about 20% of the population.

#18 | Posted by docnjo at 2018-12-12 02:29 PM | Reply

Did you sign Docnjo?

#19 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-12-12 02:31 PM | Reply

#19 | Posted by snoofy, you do realize that Waco is over 200 miles south of me and this petition requires the signers to be registered voters in that district.

#20 | Posted by docnjo at 2018-12-12 05:21 PM | Reply

#19 | Posted by snoofy Quick, what is the name of the University in Waco?

#21 | Posted by docnjo at 2018-12-12 05:23 PM | Reply

Koresh U?

ATF Firestarters Academy?

The Corky School of Apologizing for Janet Reno?

#22 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-12-12 05:31 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

"you do realize that Waco is over 200 miles south of me."

200 miles is nothing in Texas.

Yoj should have gone with "you do realize that Waco is over 24,000 miles north of me."

#23 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-12-12 05:35 PM | Reply

You should know that over 10,000 students and residents of Waco have signed a petition to remove this judge.

Nope.

I recommend paying attention to the details of the news you hear or read. www.dallasnews.com

#24 | Posted by et_al at 2018-12-12 06:02 PM | Reply

#23 | Posted by snoofy Progressive logic. And if I went north 4000 miles in one direction I would be going south for 120000 and another 6000 north again, we live on a globe don't ya know.

#25 | Posted by docnjo at 2018-12-13 01:56 AM | Reply

#24 | Posted by et_al, so the online petition has 20,000, that is not the only petition being circulated.

#26 | Posted by docnjo at 2018-12-13 02:00 AM | Reply

At times, I've heard on this site that rubbing up against a woman's ass is considered sexual assault.
#12 | POSTED BY BOAZ AT 2018-12-11 04:40 PM | FLAG:

Are you suggesting it isn't? Why not look up these terms if you're legitimately confused about them.

#27 | Posted by JOE at 2018-12-13 07:08 AM | Reply

#27 | Posted by JOE I don't know about where you live but groping is a crime, but it does not carry the same penalties as rape. If the victim is a child, 13 or less it is considered a felony here. This case with the frat rat is an aboration, Texas is known for giving exceptionally harsh sentencing to rapist. Generally 20 years for a first offense. Second offenses get life without the possibility of parole. Sad fact is the two privileged reservations we have in Texas are SMU and Baylor. They are generally attended by privileged elites with daddies with deep pockets who can buy off a victim or tie up a court for months with legal maneuvers, until the DA needs to go forward on other cases. The same crap goes on in the Ivy league. The rich live by another set of laws if you haven't noticed yet.

#28 | Posted by docnjo at 2018-12-13 03:40 PM | Reply

"... that is not the only petition being circulated."

Then link to one about the judge. The Waco paper isn't reporting it.

It would be useless anyway. There are no "recall elections" in Texas and the only way to remove a judge is through the Judicial Conduct Commission. Following a plea deal is not judicial misconduct so that's a no go also.

#29 | Posted by et_al at 2018-12-13 07:24 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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