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That law was signed in May of 2007. This story has been out there longer than that, so would this law be applicable to this case?

 

Where is Big Score, isn't he the resident Vick smoker?

Saw that as well and asked myself the same question. Beaumont's link also says the law focuses on the importing of dogs. Looks like president Bush doesn't have a Vick jersey.

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That law was signed in May of 2007. This story has been out there longer than that, so would this law be applicable to this case?

 

Where is Big Score, isn't he the resident Vick smoker, uh I mean apologist?

 

Dunno.

 

Good article here ...

 

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=2905920

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In a related event, Roger Goodell announced that next week he and Mike Vick were going to be having the "most exciting" meeting in the NFL!!

 

No I didn't.

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I'm asking a question on the severity that a sentencing would bring forth. Not the correctness of an illegal activity, bud.

 

Gotcha...I misinterpreted. My bad.

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That law was signed in May of 2007. This story has been out there longer than that, so would this law be applicable to this case?

 

Where is Big Score, isn't he the resident Vick smoker, uh I mean apologist?

 

The offense occurred before May of this year, so I would think that prosecuting him under the law would constitute "ex post facto" prosecution, and wouldn't be possible. However, there might be older, less harsh statutes on the books that would apply.

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No I didn't.

 

If this was your first post, you could not have timed it any better!

 

:D

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The offense occurred before May of this year, so I would think that prosecuting him under the law would constitute "ex post facto" prosecution, and wouldn't be possible. However, there might be older, less harsh statutes on the books that would apply.

 

There are probably dog fighting and/or animal cruelty laws in Virginia and Surry County as well.

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There are probably dog fighting and/or animal cruelty laws in Virginia and Surry County as well.

Yes, but this makes it a felony, from what I read. And, I don't have the specific link open, but wasn't this signed by Bush as a federal law and wouldn't that make it active in Virginia?

 

that ESPN link is the one that says the law passed in May 2007 now makes.....

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There are probably dog fighting and/or animal cruelty laws in Virginia and Surry County as well.

 

You think this might get Poindexter off his charges of racism and also get him off his ass to do finally something other than putting up smokescreens for Vick?

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Yes, but this makes it a felony, from what I read. And, I don't have the specific link open, but wasn't this signed by Bush as a federal law and wouldn't that make it active in Virginia?

 

Only if the charges occurred after the day that the Federal law went into effect.

 

Either way, Vick appears to be in serious trouble. Something tells me that he's not going to jail, but I think that he's in for a suspension and I wouldn't be surprised if the Falcons cut him (assuming that they can absorb the cap hit).

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You think this might get Poindexter off his charges of racism and also get him off his ass to do finally something other than putting up smokescreens for Vick?

 

No, I'm not THAT naive. :D

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Yes, but this makes it a felony, from what I read. And, I don't have the specific link open, but wasn't this signed by Bush as a federal law and wouldn't that make it active in Virginia?

 

Where's that Schoolhouse Rock episode when you need it...?

 

Yes, Federal Law applies to Virginia, barring a succession in the near future.

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Only if the charges occurred after the day that the Federal law went into effect.

 

Either way, Vick appears to be in serious trouble. Something tells me that he's not going to jail, but I think that he's in for a suspension and I wouldn't be surprised if the Falcons cut him (assuming that they can absorb the cap hit).

 

 

Agreed that ie really looks to be in trouble this time. Methinks the Commish is not going to let him off without a suspension, but I would be shocked if the Falcons cut him. I know that Blank gave Vick a "stern talking to," but he is not going to let his "franchise" player go for nothing.

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over / under on how many pages this thread gets before it is locked?

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Where's that Schoolhouse Rock episode when you need it...?

 

Yes, Federal Law applies to Virginia, barring a succession in the near future.

 

:D

 

I was always a fan of "Conjunction Junction" myself...

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I wouldn't be surprised if the Falcons cut him (assuming that they can absorb the cap hit).

 

ATL will most probably try to recoup its cap space based upon the morals clause or whatever it is in the CBA that prohibits conduct detrimental to the club.

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over / under on how many pages this thread gets before it is locked?

 

It's a Michael Vick thread...this thing could drag on well into the season. I'd say that it goes 15 pages.

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ATL will most probably try to recoup its cap space based upon the morals clause or whatever it is in the CBA that prohibits conduct detrimental to the club.

I'm pretty sure teams ability to recoup bonus money was something they agreed to give up in the most recent bargaining session.

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Agreed that ie really looks to be in trouble this time. Methinks the Commish is not going to let him off without a suspension, but I would be shocked if the Falcons cut him. I know that Blank gave Vick a "stern talking to," but he is not going to let his "franchise" player go for nothing.

 

Methinks that Blank was putting on a happy face when talking to the media, but is pissed as hell at his $100 million investment behind closed doors. I really think that he dumps him sooner rather than later. The only thing that might keep him from doing so is the cap hit. And with a diminished-skills Culpepper a free agent now, they have a reasonably-priced potential replacement.

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ATL will most probably try to recoup its cap space based upon the morals clause or whatever it is in the CBA that prohibits conduct detrimental to the club.

 

Forgot about that. :D

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I'm pretty sure teams ability to recoup bonus money was something they agreed to give up in the most recent bargaining session.

 

I think you may be on the right track, but I also know that DEN did recover some of its money from Ashley Lelie in that whole fiasco.

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Let's not forget that there is precedence for banning a player from the NFL - Art Schlichter, anyone?

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