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Poll: Kwame Brown’s Sentencing: Was Justice Served?

On Tuesday former DC Council Chairman Kwame Brown faced sentencing in federal court and the DC Superior Court.

In June, Brown resigned from the City Council after pleading guilty to bank fraud for lying on two bank loan applications a few years prior and for violating campaign finance laws.

Earlier in the day Tuesday, Brown was sentenced in federal court (for bank fraud) to one day in custody and six months of home detention. In the afternoon, Brown was sentenced to two years of probation and 480 hours of community service (for the campaign finance violations).

So now we ask you, Borderstan: Do you think justice has been served?

Kwame Brown's Sentencing: Was Justice Served?

  • The sentences Brown received are fair and just. (13%, 2 Votes)
  • I don’t care if Brown cried in court and is sorry for his actions, there is no way he is paying for his criminal behaviors. (20%, 3 Votes)
  • I don’t care either way and have grown apathetic. We are used to seeing politicians and celebrities get off the hook in court. (20%, 3 Votes)
  • I am really upset by this lack of justice. (47%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 15

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