In this op-ed post on the W.A.R. National Blog website,”The Scarlet Letter”, citizen-author Lara expresses great insight into the nature of the trend in criminal justice. Often know politically as “Tough On Crime” paradigm, read her thoughts on our adversarial criminal justice system and those it affects.
In today’s society, prosecutors at all levels boast of their above 90% conviction rates, so hell bent on getting their convictions they have forgotten the fundamentals of what our country was founded upon. They ignore the very reason why our constitution is so important and how it is being trampled so severely by those sworn to uphold it. All in the name of ‘winning’, like a psychological disorder.There is no Justice in our Legal system