The Robber, the Judge, and the Case for Leniency

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:02:31 +1000

Andrew Pam <xanni [at] glasswings.com.au>

Andrew Pam
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/27/us/taking-a-second-chance-and-running-with-it.html

'“When I sent him to prison, I would have bet the farm and all the animals that
Hopwood would fail miserably as a productive citizen when he finally got out of
prison,” he wrote on his blog. “My gut told me that Hopwood was a punk — all
mouth, and very little else.”

“My viscera was wrong,” Judge Kopf went on. “Hopwood proves that my sentencing
instincts suck.”'

On sentencing and redemption.

Via Chad McCullough and Katherine Phelps who added "Read Giselle Minoli's
comments. They really make this post."

Giselle Minoli wrote:
How do we judge one another? Let me count the ways...
https://plus.google.com/104028329852681318179/posts/LaJtEhtwM4Q

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