Judge says 16 year old by accused rape deserves leniency because he comes from a "good family". Thoughts?

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Judge says 16 year old by accused rape deserves leniency because he comes from a
Judge says 16 year old by accused rape deserves leniency because he comes from a "good family". Thoughts?

"A drunk 16-year-old boy filmed himself assaulting an intoxicated 16-year-old girl from behind in a darkened basement gym at a pajama-themed party in New Jersey. The girl’s head, hanging down, repeatedly hit the wall. Prosecutors said the boy later sent the video to seven of his friends, texting them, “when your first time having sex was rape."

Monmouth County prosecutors in 2017 sought to charge the boy as an adult with first-degree aggravated sexual assault, among other charges, saying that he “engaged in vaginal intercourse” with the girl when she was “visibly intoxicated, physically helpless and unable to provide consent.”

But a New Jersey family court judge last July denied the prosecutors’ motion to try the boy as an adult — on the grounds that he was an Eagle Scout who came “from a good family” and who could get into a “good college” because of his excellent grades.

Judge James Troiano also suggested that the boy’s alleged actions didn’t fit “the traditional case of rape” — which, according to him, occurs when “two or more men” “clearly manhandle” a victim at gunpoint. Troiano also expressed concerns that the prosecutor had not explained to the alleged victim “the devastating effect” the case would have on the accuser’s life if he was tried as an adult. As to the teen’s text message to his friends referring to the rape, Troiano dismissed it as “stupid crap” a 16-year-old says to his friends"

Thoughts? My thoughts... HOW THE FUCK IS THIS GUY A JUDGE? WHO THE FUCK GAVE THIS IDIOT A LAW DEGREE? I mean honestly though, this fucking judge thinks rape can only happen at gun point and if it involves more than one man. How much more ignorant can you possibly be? And he dismisses the boy's text message as "stupid crap a teenager says to friends". NO IT ISN'T. STOP MAKING EXCUSES. and people say rape culture doesn't exist when we are clearly making excuses for rapists and more worried about the rapist's future and re-victimizing victims. 🤬😡
Judge says 16 year old by accused rape deserves leniency because he comes from a "good family". Thoughts?
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