Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Death Penalty

http://newsok.com/convicted-child-killer-donald-gilson-executed/article/3369572?custom_click=lead_story_title

I understand that people have a right to a defense attorney when they accused of a criminal offense. That is not a problem for me. What I have a problem with is when the person is guilty of the crime and the defense attorney tries to destroy the reputation of honest people, and once the person has been convicted keeps trying to cast doubt on the conviction.

This criminal was put to death for the murder of a child. The time he spent on death row was longer than the life of the child he murdered. That is not right. He killed an eight year old child and then spent nineteen years on death row. That child did not get nineteen years.

A trial should not be a word game where we try and trick people into saying the wrong thing. A trial should be a search for the truth. A search for truth to determine the guilt or innocence of the accused. Society is not served by criminals being released, nor by innocent people going to jail; that's what the SGT Says.

2 comments:

Protect_and_Serve said...

All a lawyer should do is make sure his client gets a fair trial. If a guilty man gets a fair trial he will be found guilty.

Bunkermeister said...

How true.