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A LESSON IN CONTEMPT

After sending an impostor to perform his court-ordered community service, Mark Morrison was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for a brawl that left a young man dead.

The pop star who had a hit last year with "Return of the Mac" got 150 hours of community service in 1995 for the brawl outside a nightclub.

Morrison, 25, completed 42 hours at a homeless shelter but arranged for another man to finish up.

The switch showed an "arrogant contempt for the order of the court," Judge Christopher Pitchers said in sending him to jail.

Morrison's lawyer, David Evans, said, "He knows he should not have done it, but there was pressure on him to perform elsewhere -- all over Europe and the United States."

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