Are there people that needs help instead being in jail?
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And I'm not the kind of people that is against death penalty, the kind of people that fight for the prisoners for them to not be treated bad in jail; I"m with these kinds of things, but in this case, and possibly many others, I'm against what the justice did.
With the depression she had, and with living in jail, I don't think that she can do it again. But other cases are more delicate, so I would apply this with the kind of cases like Alyssa"s, and some others, but there are people that just can't be helped or doesn"t need help, like psychopaths or men that want to kill every man on earth; but there are kids that are bullied by other kids in school, and they just have the anger inside until it grows enough to make them kill someone, these are the cases where the guilties need help, when kill becomes a needing.
Also, these kind of cases can be avoided, people have to pay attention. Suddenly, Alyssa Bustamante begun to post funny images of suicide, which is a way to tell the others that she is in a bad situation, even if t"she says that it is not serious; that's an example, shi kids, or kids that begin to drink or doing drugs very early. It is impossible to create a perfect system, but at least we can try to be fair.
Now as far as the question of whether the girl should be given a chance to improve or should be aided in choosing a path to be a better person than i want to inform you that their are some dedicated organisations whose sole purpose is to help these kind of cases. No doubt they need to be improved a lot but the work is still going on and if the offender do the right things than the parole system is also their. If that's not fair than what else is??..
And she wanted too... look, I don't really talk english, i"m still learning, I don't know how it is called, she wanted to have another chance for change the sentence because she didn"t knew the laws and rights very well before, they didn"t wanted to do that. We are talking about an emo girl with psychological troubles, what could she know about these things? She didn"t even know how to answer the questions of the judge - not about the murder, but about how was she in prison and her history with depression and medicaments and what did she understand about some right, something like that- . That doesn't seem fair to me.
And about the victim and her family, yeah, a dead daughter isn't exactly a fair thing, she was in the wrong place in the wrong time and with the wrong friend. But, how could her mother let her be with a girl that cuts herself? Which images of the scars could be seen on facebook, how could she let her with a person that takes pills? The girl as friend of Alyssa"s little sister, but they were friends too. For some people, lady justice must to help only the ones accepted by the else and recognized as the good ones, but justice is not like that.
Well, this is a debate, I respect your opinion too. So, tell me:
Do you think that there could be another kids, or teens or men that shouldn"t have the sentence they had even when they admit what they did? Or the judge's decision are just right for you? Well, is not only the judge, but you know what I mean. The point is if the system is really fair to everyone.
Where I come from, the system has been too light, the fair thing to do here is cut some fingers of the hands of the raiders and kill the murderers, because too many have kill and/or rob people and they are just free to do that again. It is necessary to do that for the country to not be so unsafe.
But, in the kind of cases we are talking about, the judiciary's did a very unfair thing to do: Do what the common people - the kind of people that just saw in the news someone killed someone - was expecting. I think that the other woman that I talked about was in the same state, but I'm not sure, whatever.
Are you really agreed with the sentence for Alyssa Bustamante? Without thinking on judiciary's decision or the laws of the state.
And, OK, there is nothing we can do for those that are in jail, but there could be guilty persons missjudged and sentenced to be an exaggerated amount of time in jail, Do you think that there could be of those? Or re you just cool with the system how it is right now?
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