Blue-ribbon excuses: “accumulation of head injuries”

by Walter Olson on April 4, 2009

According to a San Francisco supervisor, a succession of such traumas dating back to childhood predisposed him to the bribery/extortion rap that eventually tripped him up. He drew a maximum 64 month sentence anyway.

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1 Doug 04.04.09 at 12:43 am

Ding Ding that man wins a prize. Best excuse I heard in a long time.

2 mojo 04.06.09 at 11:03 am

Also a wonderful example of “name that party” reporting, but that may be due to the venue – Supervisors in SF are reliably Democrats.

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