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U.S. Judge William Lawrence of Indianapolis; pompous loser


The state of Indiana presented William T. Lawrence with a law license in 1973 after she graduated from Indiana University School of Law.


Former President George Bush was duped into appointing Billy to a seat as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Indiana in 2008. Billy didn’t get the appointment because he was the most qualified lawyer in the greater Indianapolis area. He got it because he had proven to be a reliable lackey for the local political hacks.


It should be noted that Beatrice has had her significant snout firmly implanted in the public trough for nearly 20 years after she graduated from Law School in 1989. Apparently, no self-respecting law firm in the greater Miami area was about offer Beatrice a good paying job.


In one matter, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago reversed Billy’s sentencing of an Indiana police officer in an excessive force to a 14-month sentence. The Court sent the case back to Billy for resentencing; however, Billy handed down the same sentence the Court found lacking.


In its second reversal of Billy, the Appeals Court stated in part:


“Lawrence didn’t adequately explain why the sentence was below the guidelines range of 33 to 41 months in prison, either the first or second time he imposed the sentence.


At the time of the ordered resentencing hearing, Smith had been released from prison. In a statement at the resentencing hearing, Smith said he learned in prison that most of the inmates:


  • “Were just like me, people who made mistakes and were trying to better themselves.”
  • “I once would say lock them up and throw away the key; I now say I was uneducated and so wrong,”


This self-serving soppy story was followed up with Billy spewing forth the following laughable statement.


  • “I do not see any benefit in reincarcerating Mr. Smith.” he said.
  • “His anger control counseling would be interrupted.”
  • “He will lose his job again.”
  • “He will also disrupt the stability of his children.”


The Court of Appeals wasn’t humored by Billy’s asinine statement by referring to it as follows:

  • “Losing one’s job and reputation are the normal consequences of committing a felony at work.”
  • “It is unclear how these naturally occurring repercussions that are not part of any sentence would promote respect for the law and deter others from committing similar crimes.”

It is painfully clear that Billy is an enabler and apologist for Police Officers that find it acceptable to engage in criminally assaulting those they arrest.


As we speak (ca. September 2017) Billy continues to sit as a U.S. District Court Judge in Indianapolis, Indiana.



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