236Convicted man sentenced to go to yoga classes
- Jan 23, 2004Strange News - AP
Man Sentenced to Yoga Classes for Slap
Fri Jan 23, 7:41 AM ET
HOUSTON, USA - A man convicted of slapping his wife has been sentenced to
Judge Larry Standley said yoga should help James Lee Cross with his
anger management. Cross was ordered to take the class as part of his
The judge said Cross' case is unique and prosecutors agreed.
Cross claimed he hit his wife during a New Year's Eve argument about
her drinking problem. Cross said he hopes the yoga will also help him
Standley, who is known for his creative sentencing, has in the past
ordered dozens of people convicted of drunken driving to collect
newspaper clippings about the crime.