Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
True, I would prefer those cases be decided by a jury. I've seen more than a few offenders be let go on smaller charges because of a judge's own views on rape or sexual assault. Or hell even the judge here who gave a guy probation because he was too short for prison.
That can happen from time to time in the system we set up. But its set up that way so the judge can judge a case and hand out proper punishment.