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Tag: State Supreme Court

Oct.
25th

SANDERS: No one answered justice’s question

State Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders told court administrator Shirley Bonden (TNT, 10/23) if someone is in prison for any reason other than committing the crime, “I want to hear about it.”

Bonden claimed there is “racial bias in the criminal justice system from the bottom up.” Despite her claim, it appears she had no examples for Justice Sanders.

The “real” problem with the American judicial/prison system is not race it is poverty. Poor people with little education, no stake in the system and nothing to lose commit crimes disproportionate to the rest of the population regardless of their race.

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