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Old 01-21-2020, 10:46 PM
Desertdweller11 Desertdweller11 is offline
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Originally Posted by rlwhitmore View Post
I will never sit on a jury again because I HAVE seen both sides and I now know that a jury does not have all the facts. I would be distressed that I was making a decision on less than all the facts. And, again, I'm sorry but the DA can, and does, affect the sentence. No, he may not be able to dole it out, but he can "advise" the court of what he would like. I'm not saying this is how it happens everywhere. As I said before, this just happens to be my own personal experience. Not enough justice....too much politics. In our case anyway.
I agree with you....Prosecutor can put on a made for TV movie if he wants to make sure somebody gets convicted and for how long...
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