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View Poll Results: Guess Schettino’s Bill?
He will be acquitted of manslaughter in order to reduce civil liabilities against his employers 4 16.00%
5 to 10 years 6 24.00%
10 to 15 years 4 16.00%
15 to 20 years 7 28.00%
More than 20 years 4 16.00%
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Old 12-12-2014, 03:54   #16
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In Italy and France and several other European countries, you are guilty until proven innocent. This will be a long drawn out affair. He should be given life. The ships master has the responsibility, to the safety of his ship, passengers and crew at all times. This jerk was one of the first to leave the stricken ship. He should be put away for life.

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This is a utterly uninformed view of the basics of Napoleonic law. The basic presumption of innocence applies .
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Old 12-12-2014, 04:44   #17
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I voted 5~10. He is still being arrogant which would work in a French trial, but probably not in Italy.
Tell me, when were you last put to trial in France ?
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Old 12-12-2014, 04:56   #18
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This is a utterly uninformed view of the basics of Napoleonic law. The basic presumption of innocence applies .
No, this is just plain 'ol latin bashing. And we are far too intelligent and literate to answer, except possibly with our wonderful sense of humor...
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16 years is the winning Verdict
Hope his smug disdain for the safety of his passengers and crew is amply rewarded with the attentions of a few burly semen!
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