The U.S. criminal justice system is horrible. It is a system of getting money for the lawyers and the state(especially when you have to have a public defender, what a joke, they work for the DA).The person arrested has no choice(unless he or his family is rich), except to take a deal, guilty or not. It’s biggest victim is not the offender, but the family(especially when it only involves drugs) It ruins lives in order to to pay for police officers, judges, for- profit jails, parole officers, probation officers, etc. The country’s (justice system) does nothing to help these people have a life, even when they get out. It is the most unjust system in America and no one cares unless they or a love one gets involved in it. I wonder how many lives our justice system destroys in the name of profit?
Pingback: “Solitary in Iran Nearly Broke Me. Then I Went Inside America’s Prisons.” | Later On
Pingback: 30k California Prisoners Are Refusing Meals | 3rdeyeviZion
Pingback: Week #25 – Support Prisoner Hunger Strikes! | Bay Area Art Queers Unleashing Power
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of new comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.
Join 1,066 other followers