Colour and authority should not be a get out of jail free card

April 10, 2015, 1:39 pm

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The debate "Colour and authority should not be a get out of jail free card" was started by LondonLeaders on April 10, 2015, 1:39 pm. 51 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 3 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most of the people in this community are on the agreeing side of this statement.

Getmurked posted 2 arguments, PsychDave posted 2 arguments to the agreers part.

LondonLeaders, misfitcarrot, Getmurked, PsychDave, teebee7, Bodaciouslady16, PandaKidd, Tuv46, transfanboy, danielle, ufufugh, YesOrNo, Gordonchm, Shuttey, shinywhale, marti, anonimderp, JMP9940, Shreedeep, Vivinary, invincible_01, Marvelgirl2002, rcheyanne99, judge, raz, jonatron5, sighnomore99, toughgamerjerry, clockstopper, Turtle and 21 visitors agree.
Mastermind and 2 visitors disagree.

"If the glove don't fit, you must acquit!"

No one should have a get out of jail free card. Fame and money cam buy better lawyers, but they shouldn't be able to buy you a better sentence. I haven't seen nearly as much coverage of cases in Canada where something like that happened, but then we don't see a lot of coverage of Canadian trials. Not sure if it is because of different rules about what can be reported or just because there are so many more celebrities in the US. Heck, Bieber started out Canadian but at this point we don't even want to claim him anymore.

4 years, 10 months ago

it is a problem that needs to be addressed, at least in the u.s., specifically regarding criminal NFL players.

4 years, 10 months ago

If you commit a crime, you should be punished for it. The punishment should be fair based on the crime committed, and everyone should face the same punishment no matter their race, wealth, or connections.

4 years, 10 months ago

celebrities getting out of jail and punishments easily disgusts me.

4 years, 10 months ago
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