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Rapist should receive a longer prison term

It was such a short article at the bottom of the page that I almost missed it. Judge Kenneth Case sentenced a man to three to six years in prison for stealing two cellphones. That seems excessive to me. What about making the punishment fit the crime? But there is more: The man also raped the woman he took the cellphones from. Case decided that the man should not spend one more day in prison for raping her; the judge sentenced the rapist to three years for that crime – to be served wconcurrently with the more serious sentence. For this outrage, I think that Case needs to lose his job.

Nicholas Read

Amherst