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Old Jul 29th 2004, 2:19 pm
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Seems high court in London has told 2 of the men wrongly jailed for 18 years for the murder of a schoolboy that...

You should have lower compensation as you had lower living expenses whilst inside...


FFS They live on another planet these judges !
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Old Jul 29th 2004, 2:34 pm
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It's the same over here.
In Texas, if you are wrongly convicted, your compensation is $1800 per year spent inside.

can you believe that?
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Assuming you weren't fried.......
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Another good one I read yesterday.

The Mexican found guilty of killing Kirsty McColl ( Fairytale of new York fame ) when his speedboat hit her in an area where boats were banned, was fined 60 quid for causing her death.
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Another good one I read yesterday.

The Mexican found guilty of killing Kirsty McColl ( Fairytale of new York fame ) when his speedboat hit her in an area where boats were banned, was fined 60 quid for causing her death.
Add note to that story, is that the family of Kirsty McColl are convinced that the guy found guilty of her death was not the guy driving the boat that decapitated her.
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Old Jul 29th 2004, 3:07 pm
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Never knew she was decapitated.
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Never knew she was decapitated.
Yeah, run over by a speedboat propeller, pretty nasty.
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Innocent men must pay prison bill

An independent assessor ruled their "loss of earnings" compensation should be cut by 25% to cover living expenses.
Wow, you have to pay to stay in prison
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Must be why they leave their shoes outside the celldoor in shows like the Bill, are they polished overnight ?
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It's the same over here.
In Texas, if you are wrongly convicted, your compensation is $1800 per year spent inside.

can you believe that?
well ... if you're silly enough to be wrongly convicted in the first place, what do you expect?
 

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