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He might be right, but you can't just come out and say it in open court.. :laughing::crazy:

PITTSBURGH — A black judge from western Pennsylvania rejected a plea agreement for a man accused of fighting with police during a traffic stop, saying it was "a ridiculous plea that only goes to white boys."

The plea agreement was for a sentence of three months probation. Allegheny County Judge Joseph Williams said on Tuesday that a black defendant in that situation would not have been treated as leniently.

In court, Williams told Assistant District Attorney Brian Catanzarite that he "for some reason comes up with I think ridiculous pleas whenever it's a young white guy," according to The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I'm just telling you what my observation is. If this had been a black kid who did the same thing, we wouldn't be talking about three months' probation."

Catanzarite responded that he was standing in for another prosecutor and didn't broker the plea deal.

"Now that the court has essentially called me a racist, I think that's unfair. I don't make offers based on race. I make offers based on facts," Catanzarite said, according to the Tribune-Review.

Williams later recused himself from the case, and a white judge accepted the plea agreement for 24-year-old Jeffery McGowan.

The defendant, who had no criminal record, agreed to plead guilty to disorderly conduct. He had faced charges including aggravated assault.

Williams' secretary on Wednesday told The Associated Press the judge does not give interviews.

The Allegheny County district attorney's office did not immediately return a call for comment Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Mike Manko, a spokesman for the district attorney's office, told the Tribune-Review the plea deal was appropriate and agreed to by the officer, who was not injured.

"Negotiated pleas are never based on the race of a particular defendant but rather on the behavior of the defendant and the facts associated with that behavior," Manko told the newspaper.

"The assistant district attorneys who handled this plea on behalf of the commonwealth have outstanding reputations, and we firmly stand behind their integrity and the integrity of all of our prosecutors."

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that judge should be disbarred
 

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But, but, it's ok. He was black. There is no racism in the black community. Al Sharpton says so.
oh yea, thats right....you can only be racist if you are a white male
 

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The problem isn't the plea, the problem isn't the

judge, the problem isn't racism either, the problem

is the damn cameras on the dashboard of the

patrol cars. Back in the day, those cops would

have beat the crap out of the guy and it would've

been over, and white or black would never have

entered into the picture...
 

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Oh **** a black guy called a white guy white and then rejected a plea agreement for a guy who got into a fight with a cop.

Who the **** cares? Is it unfair to refer to a persons skin color when dealing with them and if I'm anything but nice then I'm not just an asshole but a racist asshole?

"that guy over there is a ****ing asshole" = asshole-istic

"that black guy over there is a ****ing asshole!" =Raciest

Does this black judge have a record of racially biased rulings? If not then I don't think its a big deal.
 

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how one doesn't see the racist undertones in this statement "a ridiculous plea that only goes to white boys"
 

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Oh **** a black guy called a white guy white and then rejected a plea agreement for a guy who got into a fight with a cop.

Who the **** cares? Is it unfair to refer to a persons skin color when dealing with them and if I'm anything but nice then I'm not just an asshole but a racist asshole?

"that guy over there is a ****ing asshole" = asshole-istic

"that black guy over there is a ****ing asshole!" =Raciest

Does this black judge have a record of racially biased rulings? If not then I don't think its a big deal.
The **** is a "raciest"????:crazy:


I don't need a record of racially biased rulings... when I meet someone and they refer to my skin color within a few minutes, they are racist no questions asked.


Unless they were joking, or being sarcastic, or using sarcasm to point out the fact that most people use senseless racism everyday.

Yeah, it's all pretty simple...:laughing:
 

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Oh **** a black guy called a white guy white and then rejected a plea agreement for a guy who got into a fight with a cop.

Who the **** cares? Is it unfair to refer to a persons skin color when dealing with them and if I'm anything but nice then I'm not just an asshole but a racist asshole?

"that guy over there is a ****ing asshole" = asshole-istic

"that black guy over there is a ****ing asshole!" =Raciest

Does this black judge have a record of racially biased rulings? If not then I don't think its a big deal.
Flip it around, bro... would the white judge be a racist ?
 
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