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KingfisherDays t1_je2tp1e wrote

>the thoughts and notions of a victim and their family should play a role

Should they? At the end of the day, the question is guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, and the feelings of the victims have no bearing on that. For sentencing, maybe there's an argument there, but I'd argue that the point of the justice system is to take that kind of vengeance out of the equation.


hellomondays t1_je2v5f3 wrote

I'm not saying any sort of major role, like vegance should be the last thing a justice system cares about!