Friday, December 21, 2007

Justice to the Point

“I’m going to give you the choice of, we’ve got some clothes here for you. If you want to just put them on, I’ll let you walk out the door right now.”

Fulton County, Ga., Magistrate Richard Hicks, apologizing to David Glass of Atlanta for a court clerk’s error that kept Glass, who had been sentenced to four months for selling cocaine, in jail for nearly a year and giving him the opportunity to be released on the spot—an offer Glass quickly accepted

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