Hacker News new | comments | show | ask | jobs | submit login

From what I understand, he didn't take the six months due to (a) not wanting to be branded a felon for life, and (b) fear of being raped.

Ergo, the prosecutor should have dropped the case... because he didn't want to be branded a felon, or feared rape?

As valid as those concerns may be, neither of them is a reason to discontinue prosecution...

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | DMCA | Apply to YC | Contact