Saturday, August 11, 2007

Judge sentences man to wear chicken suit

Works for me!

"So many of these cases have received media attention. The people in this community know that if you come into this court, you never know what's going to happen," Cicconetti said. "It does deter conduct for our community, and that's who I have to answer to."


Many defendants complain the creativity is merely grandstanding or abuse of power, and some lawyers question its overall impact, saying these types of "scarlet letter" sentences have no place in modern society.

Wearing a chicken suit? Hardly the same as having an "A" branded on your chest with a hot iron. What a whiner. Don't want to do the time? Don't do the crime.

I think this the way to go. A modern version of the stockade:

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