It was bound to happen some day. Someone would try to use Elvis Presley's song, "In the Ghetto," in a plea for leniency in criminal court. I didn't expect it to happen in Montana, but I was forgetting about Missoula.
A sex trafficker's attorney said at his sentencing:
“We have this poor kid who didn’t have a chance from the get-go,” Hoovestal said.
Source: "Missoula man gets 30 years for trafficking several people, including minors, for sex," by Sam Wilson, Billings Gazette, June 21, 2018.