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? asked in News & EventsOther - News & Events · 2 months ago

man pleads guilty to two counts of second-degree murder despite family's objections – Is this good or bad criminal justice? ?

Article: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/lansing-man-p...

No pro or con argument about defunding police here. They did their job … as per usual. I’m just curious where the public stands on this one with regard to lenient paroles, plea bargaining, concurrent sentences and more. Pretty difficult not to be considered a racist by someone whatever you think is appropriate justice.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    personally, i think all degrees of murder should have automatic execution or life sentences.  including attempted murder - no reason for leniency because of incompetency.

    in this case the prosecutor was just being efficient, and getting a killer off the streets for at least 20+ years is always a good result.  don't let the perfect or ideal be the enemy of the good.  

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The legal system should determine guilt or innocence as well as the penalty if it's "guilty" (which a plea deal is), not family members who are not educated in the law.  The fact that the jails/prisons are vastly overcrowded plays a big part in this.  That's my legal opinion.  My personal opinion is that my Dad was killed by a drunk driver.  It was the drunk driver's third offense.  He got his hands slapped the first two times.

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