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Judicial system doesn't treat everyone fairly

Posted: March 30, 2012 - 8:32am

In the last two years (since our son's incarceration) we've been forced to listen to U.S. prosecutor testifying in court "We don't make deals." However, that doesn't seem to be the case. We've noticed other inmates serve hardly any time at all and some have even received immunity. Recently one of the inmates signed over properties valued at six figures with only 54 months to serve. Money over justice. Does this mean, if a person plays the game, gives up "all" assets, does a lot of fast talking, that they get all the benefits, including rehab and less time? I ask, what type contract do these people sign? Does the judicial system own them for the rest of their lives? Does the law serve only those who can afford the assets?

Our son was not alone in Homer's drug escapades. Some may like the fact the judicial system played unfair with him while showing favoritism to others, but that still doesn't make it right. They broke our son's rights. They blatantly slandered our family name in the community with incorrect stories, the same community where our family has earned a humble, but honest, living for 30 years. Citizens of this country already recognize the judicial system desperately needs fixed. Our son's dilemma has opened our eyes to the truth and we are learning (with proper procedures), changes can and will happen.

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coldinAK
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coldinAK 03/31/12 - 11:34 am
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I feel your pain

I can not believe how the Juvenile justice works either. What happened to the days of responsible parenting? Your kid got into trouble and you got a phone call and they had to deal with their parents. Now your children are criminals and held in jail for what would have been a good azz kicking, some grounding and punishment from home.
As for drugs and the Kenai peninsula. They better build a lot more prisons in Alaska if they are going to lock up all the druggies in this area. It appears to run rampant in this part of the world. I have no idea how such a small community can have so much of this and the answer is a jail cell!

Watchman on the Wall
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Watchman on the Wall 04/01/12 - 03:18 pm
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Sadly from what you say it

Sadly from what you say it does appear that you are a victim of a case unpartiality, i can't say for sure. But i will say this that in many cases mass amounts of money are made by sending people up rather than helping them at home.

I see from a news article today that 7.1 million americans are incarcerated, sounds like those that are in the business of filling prisons and are subsidized by state or governments are making a killing.
This could be the reason for prisons being filled beyond capacity, it's a MONEY-opoly, and booming business.

Remember not to long ago the judge that was convicted for sending kids to prison, reformatories, meerly because he got kick backs from the prisons for each person he sent up, no matter what the reason he shipped kids out. He now gets to enjoy prison with them, OOPS!
I'm sure he is not a Lone wolf Judge in this Money for prisoners scam nationwide, as everyone holds out their hands seeking a bribe for their acceptance of injustice acts against the poor.
Thats Biblical by the way this holding out the hand for a bribe to distort justice by those that are elected, from the least to the highest elected officials that are supposed to care for the poor people.

WE Alaskans spends millions each year for Alaskans to be incarcerated outside, probably an unknown fact to many.
People making money for selling drugs, people making money for sending drug sellers, or anyone else to prison, what a racket and continual circle they have come up with in the legal system and it might be a reason there seems to be no real desire to curb crimes or aid people on the outside.

I'm not saying all legal systems are crooked, but it sure smells fishy when one looks at the MoneyTree circle from prisons being full at all times & more needing to be built.
Of course i don't know exactly what happened in your sons case, or whether he needs to be locked up or that this money making scam is in play here either, i would certainly hope not, but it does happen daily all across america.

I will say that i wish you & your son the best of luck in getting his life straightened out by this lesson learned when he does get released. Sometimes we learn, sometimes we don't.

Jeremiah 6:17

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