"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..."
As if poor people do just fine in prison. Here, by the way is a photo of Mr. Richards:
"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..."
This became public a few days ago, so I'm not really reporting the story as news, but rather to point something out: There is one thing which seems to me to be overwhelmingly likely, but in all the justified outrage over the decision, not one report that I have seen dares to mention it. This man is very rich. How can we not suspect that he has successfully bribed the judge and/or prosecutor? The finances of both should be torn apart and run under a microscope. Until this is done to my satisfaction, I will never believe that such an unjust thing could happen merely as a result of judicial stupidity.