LearnedHand

Good in theory. Abysmal in practice. Most "adults" don't remotely resemble anything like an adult. Impulsivity, irresponsibility, and immediate gratification at the expense of long term outcomes is the reality for a significant proportion of the population. That isn't going to …

Would have been a good point except this jury's foreman admitted that the only reason they found him not guilty is that they didn't want to see him face the consequences of the actions they acknowledge he committed. They agreed he was guilty but they just wanted to let him off the hook beca…

Times have changed. Children are exposed to explicit material practically from birth, from prime time television to music videos to internet pornography, of course they are going to act out sexually. Doesn't change the fact that they are still children. Adults are responsible for their de…

While there is no means to rectify it, it is illegal to engage in jury nullification. The jury swears an oath to uphold the law. Can't follow that oath, shouldn't be a juror.

As always tumbleweed you are a voice of reason in a chorus of nonsense.

The law is the law. He knew the law. He violated the law. This jury willfully ignored the law. They violated the oath that they swore to uphold the law. They should be ashamed of themselves.

Harris is the weakest candidate, except for all of the others. Beus has worked almost exclusively as a public defender and is reputed to have some strange and disturbing conspiratorial beliefs that give rise to a real question as to his judgment. Gadd is relatively young and inexperienced…

HAVE room to improve. Wow. I'm doing awesome today.

Sorry about the "co-Macklin" thing in the first paragraph - that should be co-defendant. A classic word search/replace mishap. Should have proofread. Guess I, like the Times-News, has room to improve.

This is an idiotic article. First, this article seems to be suggesting that Macklin’s co-Macklin's case got dropped because his co-Macklin had private counsel. That's doubtful. Prosecutors don't drop cases just because a private attorney comes on board. Often public defenders are more ef…

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