Elizabeth Coast's lie put a man behind prison bars for 4 years of his young life for a rape that she admits never occurred. No one believed he was innocent until the liar finally revealed to a third party that she had lied, 4 YEARS after he was imprisoned. She got 5 years with all but TWO MONTHS suspended of which she'll serve only on weekends. She has to pay $90,000 to her victim which she quite likely does not and will not have. This restitution is a pittance compared to the lost years, freedom, and opportunities he has had stolen from him. Is this justice in your opinion?
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People like her should be sentenced to a minimum of what their victim's served. This really makes me simultaneously sad and angry that someone could do this to another human being.
I don't know how she lives with herself either. In one reporter's attempt to ask her why, etc., she actually laughed. Days or weeks later another reporter from the same station asked her if she was "laughing now." She had nothing to say.
The restitution is more insult to his injuries, there are opportunities and experiences that he has missed out on, never to be regained because of this. Similar to Tankleff, GOD knows what the VA man actually experienced in prison.