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    Did it really take two hours to read? I just don't have that kind of time...I really want to read it though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    Did it really take two hours to read? I just don't have that kind of time...I really want to read it though!
    I started reading it at 1:30pm qld time. Finished just now at around 5pm ish but in between that ive had school pick up and sorting kids out etx LOL. Worth the read though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peanutmonkey View Post
    Wow. That was a veey long read especially with 3 kids to supervise but totally worth the read. A lot of respect for the judge. Wish she was able to give him a much longer sentence.

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    Good on you for reading it... I don't think I will be able to. Did it explain why the judge wasn't able to give him a longer sentence?

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    Quote Originally Posted by beebs View Post
    Did it really take two hours to read? I just don't have that kind of time...I really want to read it though!
    It'd be quite easy to skim through. It just became really engrossing. It got quite technical towards the end, so I spent a fair bit of time reading and rereading. I'm a bit of a nerd when it comes to reading judges statements, though, so for me it was time well spent :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by VicPark View Post
    Good on you for reading it... I don't think I will be able to. Did it explain why the judge wasn't able to give him a longer sentence?
    I think some of the reasons included:
    - the crime was considered 'mid-range'
    - the prosecution didn't ask for a life sentence (they suggested 20 years)
    - 20 years is the standard sentence for murder in NSW
    - It was not premeditated, in the sense that he only formed the intent to kill a couple of minutes before doing it.

    Justice McCallum said that jailing Gittany for life would be excessive, but added that he had no prospects of rehabilitation.

    Edited to Add: The sentencing is now available online if anyone's interested: http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/n...C/2014/49.html
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    Did anyone watch tonight? I missed it

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    I missed it too. But you could probably watch it on their website. That woman is vile, I'm not exactly sorry I missed it. I saw enough of her last time. What a pathetic excuse for a human being she is.

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    I watched it. Reason se wasn't at the sentencing is because the cameras were catching her reaction. She didn't even flinch!!


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    I was reading an article her in one of the women's mags while waiting to unload my groceries today. They are getting married and she wants to have a family with him

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    I watched it, the reason she wasn't at his sentencing was she was sitting at home with cameras trained on her to catch her 'reaction' to his jail term I had to laugh.

    I read this morning she is giving him 5 years ( to do what exactly wasn't elaborated but perhaps slowly dig his way out of prison with a spoon or something) and then she was going to move on with her life lol

    The whole interview felt like a farce, what some people won't do for their 15 mins of fame.

    Shame shame shame !

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