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  •  u r correct. mostly they are overzealous (10+ / 0-)

    and successfully so w darker and poorer people who will plead out to ridiculous charges to avoid more prison time. aaron b/c o who he was could not have managed any prison time.

    It does happen daily and it would be nice if his case would help to change the system but I doubt it.

    How do we change the criminal justice system? How?

    And btw, the feds can totally destroy a life. totally.

    "Say little, do much" (Pirkei Avot 1:15)

    by hester on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 11:56:01 AM PST

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