Old 07-06-2015, 05:58 AM
Nontypical Buck
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Japan
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Originally Posted by NeverWill View Post
Could only imagine what this idea would do to the legal system for everyone in the country. Wow, I guess we would have to incarcerate EVERYONE that committed any crime just to be careful that the criminal wouldn't go out and commit another crime and possibly have the policeman or judge etc sued.

Cops would be afraid to make judgments on their own.

The premise here seems preposterous and just another DRUDGE article that trys to rally troops.
We have here an habitual offender statute. After you have demonstrated that you are a dedicated career criminal, you can get life in prison even though the current primary offense carries nowhere near that penalty.
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