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Can we do a betting pool on Chauvin's sentence? (Original Post) Chainfire Jun 2021 OP
Judge already found that aggravating factors apply. A very short sentence would seem hlthe2b Jun 2021 #1
Yeah, unfortunately less than five years. Mr.Bill Jun 2021 #2
I don't want to see him tortured Chainfire Jun 2021 #5
Being pro-torture sucks. nt RegularJam Jun 2021 #6
Wow, maybe delete this! Nt USALiberal Jun 2021 #30
I'm going with 15 yrs. Probation in 10. Budi Jun 2021 #3
That's what I was thinking. He'll be inside 10 - 15. Vinca Jun 2021 #15
3 years would be shocking. GoodRaisin Jun 2021 #4
won't be... there are gang bangers who kill in drive-bys who get 5-7. WarGamer Jun 2021 #13
Really? Nt USALiberal Jun 2021 #31
I hope that you are right, but you may be as optimistic as I am pessimistic. Chainfire Jun 2021 #19
Since life isn't possible sarisataka Jun 2021 #21
Okay. GoodRaisin Jun 2021 #26
Post removed Post removed Jun 2021 #7
Ten may do it. Chainfire Jun 2021 #9
That may be in a lot of our minds, Chainfire Jun 2021 #11
SHOULD a Judge take the emotions of the community in mind during sentencing? WarGamer Jun 2021 #14
No, that would not be justice Chainfire Jun 2021 #16
Absolutely not. GulfCoast66 Jun 2021 #23
The Judge's Statements Make Me Go Higher ProfessorGAC Jun 2021 #8
Convicted felons can not be in possession of a firearm by Federal law Chainfire Jun 2021 #18
At Least In Minnesota ProfessorGAC Jun 2021 #20
Do you really thing that Chauvin could fly under any police department's radar? Ever? Chainfire Jun 2021 #22
Is This Worth Battling About? ProfessorGAC Jun 2021 #24
It is a discussion, not a battle Chainfire Jun 2021 #32
They are going to appeal no matter what they give him. redstatebluegirl Jun 2021 #10
I'm at 7 WarGamer Jun 2021 #12
10 years. Elessar Zappa Jun 2021 #17
20-30 years....... hookaleft Jun 2021 #25
He'll do fine in prison Turbineguy Jun 2021 #27
He won't survive his sentence........ hookaleft Jun 2021 #28
In prison, he will not have a gun. That can take the wind out of the sails of bullies. Chainfire Jun 2021 #33
7yrs is my bet. nt Raine Jun 2021 #29

hlthe2b

(103,674 posts)
1. Judge already found that aggravating factors apply. A very short sentence would seem
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 04:38 PM
Jun 2021

totally incompatible with that.

The average prison sentence on that charge for a defendant who had no prior criminal record is 12.5 years and that is without aggravating factors. I'm going to say 15 years.

Mr.Bill

(24,470 posts)
2. Yeah, unfortunately less than five years.
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 04:39 PM
Jun 2021

Maybe he'll get put in general population and someone will kneel on his neck for nine minutes.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
5. I don't want to see him tortured
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 04:41 PM
Jun 2021

But I would like to see him come out much older, if not much wiser.

 

Budi

(15,325 posts)
3. I'm going with 15 yrs. Probation in 10.
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 04:40 PM
Jun 2021

MPLS will be LIT on Fire if its any less.

Having no inside info, I'm going with 15

GoodRaisin

(9,135 posts)
26. Okay.
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 07:30 PM
Jun 2021

Guess I was saying more what I would like to see rather than being realistic. I'll go with 25 years then, if that's possible for second degree murder.

Response to Chainfire (Original post)

GulfCoast66

(11,949 posts)
23. Absolutely not.
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 06:48 PM
Jun 2021

Follow sentencing guidelines. Some on DU want life. I understand the sentiment, but would not be the way we do things.

I’m guessing 12 years.

ProfessorGAC

(66,891 posts)
8. The Judge's Statements Make Me Go Higher
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 04:44 PM
Jun 2021

And, the fact that it's multiple charges.
I'm going with 10-15, 6 minimum in jail before parole.
Also, banned from holding a position in law enforcement.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
18. Convicted felons can not be in possession of a firearm by Federal law
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 05:04 PM
Jun 2021

I think that effectively eliminates the chances of him being police again.

ProfessorGAC

(66,891 posts)
20. At Least In Minnesota
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 05:19 PM
Jun 2021

I'm not sure how thoroughly some states do background checks.
So, a ban might be useless anyway.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
22. Do you really thing that Chauvin could fly under any police department's radar? Ever?
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 05:28 PM
Jun 2021

If his conviction stands appeal, he will be in violation of Federal law if he come within reach of a firearm; and no state laws will be able to stand in the BATFE's way in the matter. That charge alone could get him another ten years in Club Fed.

Chauvin is done as a cop, or any other professional as far as that goes. His best hope would be to work for someone like the NRA who may welcome him with open arms. Of course, with a little luck, by the time he gets out of prison, the NRA may be a bad memory.

ProfessorGAC

(66,891 posts)
24. Is This Worth Battling About?
Tue Jun 22, 2021, 06:49 PM
Jun 2021

Seems unnecessary.
Do I have an inherent distrust of police departments? Yes.
So, there we are.

 

Chainfire

(17,757 posts)
32. It is a discussion, not a battle
Wed Jun 23, 2021, 08:03 AM
Jun 2021

An exchange of ideas, a search for truth. If you make a statement, be prepared to defend it or retract it.

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