Update on Chris French 11.25.2012
It’s been a long time since we’ve updated folks about the situation surrounding Chris. Unfortunately, things have taken a turn for the worse.
Chris is not facing four months in boot camp if they were to take a guilty plea to four counts of felony aggravated battery, and one count of felony resisting arrest, as the lawyers first told us. Chris is facing two years in prison – with a recommendation for four months in boot camp, then an additional two years of probation. There is no guarantee they would get the recommendation. There is a 402 conference on November 28th where the judge may make another offer.
The situation has only become more and more precarious and it is becoming absolutely necessary to engage in a strategic engagement with this repression. Please keep your ears to the ground for updates on public meetings and further updates.
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