There is fairness and there is the law, and the two concepts are not required to overlap.
There are people who believe that Midwesterners can be trusted to be honest and loyal, and on the other side there I am, believing otherwise.
There are vindictive people and there are non-vindictive people, and each trait has exceptions.
I thought it was common knowledge that you don't mess with a Jersey guy. Apparently the word hasn't trickled down to the bottom of the cesspool.