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Old 15 October 2017, 12:24 AM
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Jaded Former coach in "forced splits" case won't face charges, DA says

DENVER -- The district attorney in Denver announced Saturday she will not file charges against a former gym coach who came under scrutiny after cheerleaders were seen on video being forced into doing painful splits during practice, CBS Denver reports.

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I dont understand. She screamed Please stop, stop! No no no no no no no! and is currently in physical therapy for the muscles the coach tore. How is this not assault?
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Old 15 October 2017, 01:08 AM
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Because it's "accepted" practice for cheerleader training?
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Old 15 October 2017, 01:49 AM
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I would suspect that the prosecutor determined that the probability of gaining a conviction was too low to justify the money and the time to prosecute.

Pretty poor from an outsider's point of view, but the law may be ambiguous enough in the jurisdiction that a good defender could muddy the waters enough to prevent conviction.

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You’re both probably right but I find it disturbing. It’s a child being injured by an adult. It should be a crime.
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Won't hear any argument from me.
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