It is, perhaps, comforting to note that the U.S. justice system still has a bit of a soft spot for lovers.
Haisong Jiang pleaded guilty today to charges resulting from his desire to have a little more time with his girlfriend at Newark Airport. He ducked past a security checkpoint to get it in January. That prompted an evacuation of the airport.
The 28-year-old Rutgers student today showed he's not only a romantic, he's a stand-up guy.
Haisong Jiang speaks outside Newark municipal court
He was ordered to pay $500 and perform some community service.
When he graduates, he plans to move to California to be with his love.