In the Media

Who says the law is an ass?

PUBLISHED December 8, 2005

A maverick judge is making the punishment fit the crime

Michelle Murray anticipated a short jail term for abandoning 35 kittens in a forest. She never expected to be sentenced to spend a night in the woods. In the event it was so cold that she spent just three hours in the open before being taken back to a warm prison cell, but Judge Mike Cicconetti had made his point.