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man pleads guilty to two counts of second-degree murder despite family's objections – Is this good or bad criminal justice? ?
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.
- Anonymous2 months agoFavorite Answer
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.
- Anonymous2 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.