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Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Column on Michael Vick's Failed Drug Test and New Criminal Charges Against Him

I have a new Sports piece up: Michael Vick's Woes: Failed Drug Test, Indictment Lead to New Questions.

Hope you have a chance to check it out.


"Judge Hudson may not consider Vick's use of marijuana relevant to a prison sentence for dogfighting conspiracy charges."

That statement does not make sense to me. If the judge did not consider drug use a big thing, he would not have specifically told Vick not to do it.

"Vick could contest the test's results or perhaps provide a mitigating explanation. "

Judge Hudson has already told Vick that he may not appeal whatever sentence he gives him. Hudson asked Vick if he understood, and Vick said yes. Vick is a fool, he is at the mercy of a judge that has a reputation for being firm.

I also think the State will pursue whatever charge they can vigorously. They tried to throw the book at Vick and the grand jury would not go for it, so I think the state will really pour their energy to get a conviction.


Anonymous Anonymous -- 9/30/2007 10:39 PM  

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