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The Death Penalty and Jared Lee Loughner

flodnar Wrote: Aug 09, 2012 10:05 AM
Lawyers keep the trials going to increase wealth. Why do you think we will never see tort reform in Health (Don't)Care. Too many Lawyers in Congress protecting their bundlers!

Jared Lee Loughner pleaded guilty Tuesday to 19 counts involving a 2011 shooting in Tucson, Ariz., that left six dead and 13 others, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, wounded. As part of the deal, Loughner will receive a sentence of life without parole. Victims' families have been spared the rigors of a trial, and prosecutors can be sure that Loughner will never again endanger the general public. Thank the federal death penalty, which applied because Loughner shot people at a federally protected political event.

Defense attorney Gerald L. Shargel wrote on The Daily Beast that though it would have been...