Why does it seem like the people who commit the most heinous sex crimes are the ones getting multiple breaks from the courts? Apparently, I’m not the only person wondering. I certainly hope the Washington Examiner doesn’t mind that I’m copying their article in its entirety. It’s so staggeringly rare to find stories outside the “Hooray, We’re Emptying the Prisons” media drumbeat these days:
Freed criminals prey on public
By: Scott McCabe
Examiner Staff Writer
March 21, 2010
From left: Darryl Hazel, Robert Joseph Williams and Virgilio Nunez
Cops hunt felons turned loose by system ...
Yesterday, I linked to one section of an interesting Philadelphia Inquirer series on chaos in the courts. The entire series is worth reading, but you have to download a flash player to view it all (pathetically, that’s onerous for me): here’s the link.
Anyone who believes the problems described by the Inquirer are limited to the City of Brotherly Love has not visited a courtroom in their own jurisdiction lately. ...