Jay Mariotti Accepts Plea Deal in Assault Case..No Jail Time | Robert Littal Presents BlackSportsOnline

Jay Mariotti Escapes Jail Time..AGAIN..For Strong Arming His Girlfriend

by Robert Littal | Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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At this point they will only put former ESPN analyst Jay Mariotti in jail if he stabs someone and even then I am not sure.  He was able to plead to another deal after violating his original plea deal less than 24 hours after it was issued.

Deadspin has the details.

All had been quiet (for once) on the Jay Mariotti front since late June, when a California judge ordered him to stand trial on assault, domestic violence, and stalking charges stemming from an incident in which he had allegedly pulled out his ex-girlfriend’s hair extensions.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Mariotti was willing to enter the plea in exchange for having all five counts reduced to misdemeanors, thus allowing him to avoid going to prison. He was instead sentenced to a year of counseling, 90 days of community service and five years of probation that can be reduced after three years.

His lawyer was quick to point out that Mariotti’s no-contest plea was in no way an admission of guilt, which is true, at least in legalese. But lawyer added that Mariotti avoided going to trial to make his case because—ready for this?—”the fact that he is an accomplished writer provided him another avenue, in this case a book, to tell his side in an unconventional but progressive manner.”

Wait……..What…………

He gets a deal because he is writing a book?

Our Justice System fails again like Romo in the 4th quarter.

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    He’s white, what do you expect?

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