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No get out of jail free card

The Wizards' guard has lost more than just millions in cash from his gun episode

Updated: March 27, 2010, 4:05 PM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

Gilbert Arenas isn't going to jail and Gilbert Arenas didn't need to go to jail.

Jail is for people who have inflicted great damage on others or pose a serious threat to do so. There's no reason for Arenas to be housed at taxpayer expense, taking up space that would be better used for more severe criminals. The nation's capital is no more or less a safe place now that Arenas is free to roam it. Stupidity should not be a jailable offense.

People wonder what would happen if Arenas ...

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