Isn't it more important to elect people familiar with the law and how to enforce it to these positions?
I would assume if you wanted to send a message you'd want to elect legislators who would pass the laws necessary to close these loopholes - which they did.
Or are you suggesting that sentencing and plea bargains be more consistent? I would argue that the sentence and the deal were consistent with the laws at the time of the crime.
Which brings me to methadone.
Is this in fact a drug that impairs? I thought it was used to get you off drugs that do impair?
Or is the victim's Mom insinuating that because he had methadone in his system that it was "more than likely" he was also taking drugs? With no evidence to back that up?
I dislike plea bargains intensely but I can see why they considered it in this case......
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