Sunday, February 03, 2008

Pets were Treated Better than the Maid: said U.S. District Court Judge

According to a National Post News Report a former vice president of legal affairs at Sony Pictures, James Jackson and his wife, Elizabeth were convicted last Monday by a Los Angeles court of forced labour involving their Filipina maid, who was an illegal immigrant in the U.S.

James got 200 hours of community service and a $5,000 fine while Liz got a three year prison sentence. U.S. Distirct Judge, Dale Fisher said the following about Liz,

“It seems she treated her dog much better than she treated her victim,”

Read the full story here.

- Shashi K. Raina, Toronto

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