Stanford grad pleads no contest in stalking case
Original post made on Jan 29, 2013
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on Jan 29, 2013 at 2:08 pm
As a victim of a nearly identical crime several years ago, i am happy to see this case prosecuted. These malicious actions can destroy reputations and be incredibly stressful for the victims. In my case I had no idea who was doing this until we were able to identify the IP address of the company it was sent from through which i was able to identify the individual. It's annoying to see her attorney basically claim that the perpetrator was the victim, what BS. If that is the case, plead not guilty and let it go to trial.
on Jan 30, 2013 at 1:18 am
Is Stanford going to revoke her degree? I feel it would be the right thing to do, after all, do they want to put their 'seal of approval' saying that this person is a capable, trustworthy individual when she is obviously more interested in personal vendettas?
on Jan 30, 2013 at 8:38 am
The last I heard, a Stanford degree (or any college degree) is just an indication of completion of required academic work. This woman apparently did complete her academic work. The criminal record associated with this transgression will unfortunately follow her around in her professional life. Revoking the degree would be too extreme. Maybe there is some nuance here I'm not catching, like she committed these acts on Stanford computers on campus.