Where’s the justice?To the Forum:

What’s happening? We have a young man who killed two elderly people in a

crosswalk, in two separate incidents, because of his inattentive driving. The

judge sentenced him to 30 days in jail, suspends his license for five years and

gives him 500 hours of community service.

My friend has a son who was never

in jail. He was on probation for drug use and tested positive. He refused to be

represented by council, and was sentenced to five years in jail.

He didn’t

sell drugs and was never in trouble before. He didn’t hurt anyone other than

himself. He didn’t pose a threat to society, but is now into his second year in

prison.

Are the judges sending out a coded message that we don’t seem to

understand?

Chauncey Pa

Kalihiwai

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