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Harsh Lesson

April 14, 2015

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-32306097

Exactly how is it legal to sentence these people to 20 years in PRISON for this? Isn’t that somehow unnecessarily… what is the phrase… cruel and unusual? What’s the penalty for illegal parking in Atlanta? Amputating the right leg?

Here’s a better question, though. How can a state-level judge exceed the state’s requested punishment at all? Isn’t there some protocol to prevent that abuse of power? If not, why isn’t there? Seems like no federal judge should be able to do that, let alone a state one so clearly overreacting to something like this.

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