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Forum: General Discussion Today, 00:41
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Posted By Aftershow
Whether my opinion differs from the majority is...

Whether my opinion differs from the majority is neither here nor there - you made the rather bold statement that I am 'inaccurate' and 'uninformed' on the basis of a post which, in contrast to your...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 00:23
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Posted By Aftershow
Forgive me for taking the opinion of someone who...

Forgive me for taking the opinion of someone who states that 'the law is clear', but then doesn't seem to understand it, with a pinch of salt.

Your 'debating' style seems strangely familiar for a...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 22:59
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
Or perhaps some people aren't supporting him, but...

Or perhaps some people aren't supporting him, but just have a different opinion to you. Ever considered that?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 22:57
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Posted By Aftershow
Not if the defendant was acting in mistaken...

Not if the defendant was acting in mistaken self-defence. Then it's culpable homicide, if he was objectively negligent.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 16:30
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By Aftershow
Crap and cold (NW).

Crap and cold (NW).
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 13:58
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Posted By Aftershow
Given that judges are afforded a significant...

Given that judges are afforded a significant level of discretion in sentencing for this crime, i'm not sure how you can conclude she "got it wrong".
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:57
Replies: 335
Views: 7,114
Posted By Aftershow
With respect, the majority of those issues - with...

With respect, the majority of those issues - with the exception of the different stories about how consent was given - are not 'evidence' of her not consenting.

I think it's a very difficult case,...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:47
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Posted By Aftershow
His 'old lifestyle' doesn't exist. He can't...

His 'old lifestyle' doesn't exist. He can't compete in international competition, he doesn't have his sponsorships or his millions. He'll never be recognised again as the man who overcame adversity...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:43
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
Yet, as this whole trial has shown, the media and...

Yet, as this whole trial has shown, the media and a substantial number of the public hang on every word uttered about this trial, from both sides.

If they hadn't given a statement, do you really...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:55
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
I didn't make the comparison. I doubt many...

I didn't make the comparison.

I doubt many people will ever see him as a role model again, but once someone has served their time I believe they should be allowed to rehabilitate. That doesn't...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:49
Replies: 28
Views: 946
Posted By Aftershow
How is it 'wrong'? The media, by and large, exist...

How is it 'wrong'? The media, by and large, exist to get ratings.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:46
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Posted By Aftershow
Only generally in severe cases, or where they've...

Only generally in severe cases, or where they've been caught more than once.

It seems fair enough to me - once he's served his sentence, it doesn't seem unreasonable that he should be allowed to...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:30
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Posted By Aftershow
Agreed. I think there's confusion amongst some...

Agreed. I think there's confusion amongst some people between 'intent' to shoot, and intent in respect of mens rea.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:15
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Posted By Aftershow
Your desire to see people commit crimes because...

Your desire to see people commit crimes because you want to see punishment is rather odd, and ever so slightly troubling.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:51
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
Not many trials involve an international...

Not many trials involve an international superstar and take place on live television

Of course there are going to be significant differences to the overwhelming majority of trials, given the profile...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:30
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
I'm not sure they have the standing to do so...

I'm not sure they have the standing to do so unilaterally. I saw their statement last week that they would apply to be an amicus curiae in the event an appeal was brought but that, obviously, relies...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:19
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Posted By Aftershow
There's something wrong in hoping that someone...

There's something wrong in hoping that someone commits further crimes, just because you want to see him serve longer in prison.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:12
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
That's for Parliament to address, as they're the...

That's for Parliament to address, as they're the ones responsible for the law in question that allows for early release, not the courts.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:08
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Posted By Aftershow
Yes, she did.

Yes, she did.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:05
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Posted By Aftershow
It's part of SA law, not just 'some PA' taking a...

It's part of SA law, not just 'some PA' taking a punt.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:03
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Posted By Aftershow
She did. It's Sky who got it wrong.

She did. It's Sky who got it wrong.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:02
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Posted By Aftershow
It's part of South African law. The release into...

It's part of South African law. The release into correctional supervision is at the discretion of the parole board.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:56
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Views: 510,165
Posted By Aftershow
It was a maximum of 5 years, not minimum.

It was a maximum of 5 years, not minimum.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:50
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Posted By Aftershow
It was a maximum of five years, not a minimum.

It was a maximum of five years, not a minimum.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 09:44
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Posted By Aftershow
That never looked 'likely'.

That never looked 'likely'.
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