So, Wanna test how stable and just your legal system is Americans? You Yank need to buck up, if this was Europe there would be riots.
This seems to be true. It would appear that there are never any "slap on the wrist" cases in Europe without riots.
Rapists and other violent criminals let off with a 'slap on the wrist' - Hundreds of violent criminals, including rapists, are walking free from court after lenient sentences.