The 7 Craziest Public-Shaming Sentences Given by U.S. Judges

Sept. 9, 2013, 2 a.m.

Judges around the coun­try have turned to al­tern­at­ive sen­tences for low-level of­fend­ers, fo­cus­ing on sham­ing them. Here are some of the most bizarre ex­amples from the past few years.

RE­LATED: Can Pub­lic Sham­ing Be Good Crim­in­al Pun­ish­ment?

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Shena Hardin holds up a sign to serve a highly public sentence, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in Cleveland for driving on a sidewalk to avoid a Cleveland school bus that was unloading children.  National Journal

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