Justice: From Victims to Victimizers

From Victims to Victimizers

The four youths who were shot while menacing Bernhard Goetz on a New York City subway in December 1984 gained nationwide attention as victims of a trigger- happy vigilante. Now they are attracting attention for another reason. Last week James Ramseur, 19, was convicted of raping a woman in the Bronx last May; he faces a prison sentence of up to 25 years. On the same day, a New York justice ordered Barry Allen, 20, to serve the remainder of a four-year term for robbery after Allen broke his parole by stealing a gold chain. Troy Canty, 20, was sentenced last...

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