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‘Only An Idiot': Examples Of Court-Ordered Shaming

A woman sentenced to hold a sign beginning with”Only an idiot would…” is an example of the sometimes controversial sentences handed out by judges. Check out other examples from Texas and across the country.

11/13/2012

Judge jails Jose Bocanegra Jr. for skipping jury duty. (credit: Tarrant Co. Sheriff’s Dept.)

North Texas Man Jailed For Skipping Jury Duty

A North Texas man pushed his luck one too many times trying to avoid jury duty. Efforts to avoid doing his civic duty have landed Jose Bocanegra Jr. behind bars.

CBSDFW.COM–11/01/2012

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Mom Who Glued Toddler’s Hands To Wall Gets 99 Years

The North Texas mom who pled guilty to gluing her toddler daughter’s hands to a wall, kicking the child in the stomach and beating her over “potty Training’ issues has been sentenced to 99 years in prison.

CBSDFW.COM–10/12/2012

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky walks into the Centre County Courthouse before being sentenced in his child sex abuse case on October 9, 2012. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Sentenced To At Least 30 Years In Prison

Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

10/09/2012

(credit: Collin Co. Jail)

Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Underage Relative

A Collin County man learns his punishment after pleading guilty to three counts of sexual assault of a child and two counts of indecency with a child.

05/10/2012

(credit: Tarrant Co. District Attorney's Office)

Fort Worth Naked Man Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison

You knew the story wouldn’t end well when it began with a 57-year-old man wandering around his Fort Worth workplace — naked.

02/24/2012

Hall of Fame Game: Cincinnati Bengals v Dallas Cowboys

Bengals RB Benson Gets Jail Sentence In Texas Assault

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson has been sentenced to 20 days in jail after reaching a deal to settle two misdemeanor assault cases in Texas.

08/30/2011

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