To suggest that a computer decides your fate with no judicial discretion, or that you can simply lie your way out, is nonsense. And if it's true that he had a long rap sheet dating back to before bail reform, how did the old system work any better to stop him from reoffending?
The reason this man who killed Rodgers' son was let out after an arrest for having a gun in his car is because the prosecutor never asked for him to be detained. The lawsuit also cites the case of a woman murdered by a released defendant, whom the prosecutor ask to detain.
Earlier this year, Beth Chapman was diagnosed with stage 2 throat cancer.As his wife fights the illness, Duane "Dog" Chapman continues to be her number one supporter.Second of all..many times have people been quoted or taken out of context?I don't even know if I buy the tape, but if so I still love Dog.Video: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Gets Support For Chemo Treatment From Her "When we made a pledge many years ago.
I said I'd love her in sickness and in health until death do us part. First, note that under the old system of money bail, judges didn't even have the option of forcibly detaining those deemed a danger.They would have been able to pay bond and shoot witnesses.Meanwhile, thousands of minority defendants who posed no risk were stuck in jail for months simply because they were poor. Now, a risk assessment is done based on criminal history.A prosecutor can request detention, and the judge makes the final call.And that truth has really, really come alive in my mind. The new American Idol reboot won't feature bad auditions - and that's a bad move!