The punishment fit the crime

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Aug 29, 2003

Imagine that you're the judge.

The jury has found the defendant guilty of launching one of those obnxious "worm" programs that send billions of annoying messages across the internet.

What do you think would be an appropriate sentence?

In grammar school, did the teacher ever make you write 100 times, "I will not..."?

Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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