He didn't "seem" to admit his guilt.He actually did admitted to it.The kid seemed to admit his guilt,
Whether or not the girl was promiscuous with other individuals at some other point in time irrelevant in his this case due to the fact the rapist admitted the girl said no. This isn't a he said she said case where the girl is saying he raped her and the guy is saying no he didn't rape her and they are trying to see who is more trustworthy as to whose testimony should be believed over the other.but in the judges opinion there was some culpability on the part of the victim, and why not. This whole narrative about women/girls not being responsible for unwanted advances is a diluted circumstantial argument. There are several ways in which a young lady (even if she says no) can avoid putting themselves in these kinds of situations, and sadly that is not reinforced by parents, and or schools often enough. The youth culture today is very reminiscent of the culture of the 60's. Free love, I can do whatever I want and shame.. What shame, what is shame should I feel it. Girl's that lost their virginity when I was a teenage were shamed, shunned and outcasts. Today, they are even celebrated by our media, and pop-culture. We have no coherent message from the adults in charge as to how we should behave when young adults.
The judge is a ****en twit who has no business being a judge.The judge, judged this one as she saw it. Without knowing the full details of the testimony it seems disingenuous to form a static opinion on the circumstances surrounding this particular even.
18 years old is an adult.t. If the guy was an adult, and the girl a teenager my opinion would be more staunch in favor of harsher penalties, but in this case, although still light on sentencing, I am willing to defer to the people that were in the room.
Judge under fire for rape sentence, implying victim was promiscuous - CNN.com
"What we have here is an 18-year-old high school student who was very talented, very gifted," Allen said, adding that Young had scholarship offers from a "couple of universities."