what is right with the justice system, what is wrong with it?

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  1. actsnoblemartin
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    actsnoblemartin I love Andrea & April

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    what would you change, what would you keep. What do you agree with, and disagree with regarding the justice system

    your thoughts.
     
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    I actually think it works pretty well.

    Off hand, I guess I would favor more funding to the criminal defense bar. It is hard to make sure that indigent clients are provided an adequate defense with such few resources available.

    I guess I also think that judges should have greater discretion in sentencing. The federal sentencing guidelines are too rigid (and I suspect that it is the same in some states).

    That is all that comes to mind off the top of my head.
     
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    The people in it.
     
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    I think that I pretty much agree with you. This is an interesting topic. I often wondered if jurors should be limited to educated people (attorneys, doctors, etc.) I imagine that one of the attorneys would object to such a notion. I just have not made up my mind.
     
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    WAY too many bogus lawsuits. Everyone wants a million dollars for being rear-ended.
     
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    Attorney fees are absurd. Paying for your day in court ensures inequity.
     
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    Yikes! How will I make a living? Don't force me to actually do something useful to society.

    :redface:
     
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    Diuretic Permanently confused

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    :D :D

    That ain't yer job and you know it :razz:
     
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    I think that "loser pays" would be good.
     
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