A Matter Of Opinion

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 2007, 4:09 P.M.

Good News, Bad News for Kendra Goodrick

I've moved this one up the thread b/c Noah's cartoon is terrific

Noah Kroese/Spokesman-Review

More Info: Kendra Goodrick is eligible for parole, but the Hayden woman must wait more than four months before she gets a hearing before the Idaho Commission of Pardons and Parole. Goodrick, 29, is scheduled to appear before the commission in December, Idaho Department of Correction spokesman Jeff Ray said Tuesday. Meanwhile, her attorneys are pursuing another avenue to have her freed.

Full post here

DFO: No case better displays the callousness and -- yes, incompetence -- of our legal system as this one does. Good-hearted judge fumbles. Cold-hearted prosecutors jump all over that fumble out of spite for the judge. The state can't muster the time for for months to get a woman who's gone straight outta an overcrowded prison system. F'shame.

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