A man found guilty of deer poaching has been sentenced to a year in prison, and has been ordered to watch Bambi at least once a month during that year.
Physically unattractive criminals in the USA will spend on average 22 more months in prison than their more attractive counterparts. A Cornell University study has found that “unattractive” defendants are 22 percent more likely to be convicted, and end up with sentences that are, on average, 22 months longer in prison than their hotter criminal counterparts.
In 1906, a man in Seattle was sentenced to one minute in jail for drunkenness and disorder. The original sentence was 30 days, but after an appeal and six months of litigation, it was shortened to one minute. He was kept in jail until the second hand of the jailer’s watch completed a circle.
A man convicted to 21,250 years in prison won an appeal – his sentence was reduced by 500 years.
The longest prison sentence ever requested was 384,912 years of jail, against a 22 years old postman accused of failing to deliver 42,768 letters.