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I have long believed that the criminal justice system is slanted in favor of the criminal.
Even the title gives the defendant top billing it's the criminal justice system when it should be the victims' justice system.
The person it's supposed to protect the victim the person who never chose to be a part of the system in the first place.
I sat in the courtroom is -- Drew Peterson murder trial unfolded and I watched in disbelief.
As justice was meted out Chicago style.
Judge Edward -- -- allowed the defense to cold a victim in this case Kathleen savvy you know every name in the book.
She was hot tempered -- -- Yelling screaming.
Angry a woman who would fire employees for no reason who always had to have the last word.
A very angry woman a woman possessed.
A mad woman.
A woman who makes up stories about true.
While the defense attorney Joel Brodsky.
Was allowed to deliver -- testimonial.
As an opening statement praising Drew Peterson for joining the army and on the police force for all of us.
Now -- attorneys trash victims by looking for some day innuendo.
Some tiny grain of doubt.
She made it that she lied about true.
She had other motives.
May be she had -- coming.
Both for our allies the criminal becomes.
In the newspaper Drew Peterson the victim.
Judge -- -- allowed the defense to crank up that smoke machine and filled the courtroom with so much -- is the truth will be hard to city.
And how is it that a victim is trashed and the criminal -- -- ties that we sacrifice the victim and protect the criminal.
And why do defense attorneys do it.
They do it because they can they do it because judges like -- meant a lot allowance.
A defense strategy succeeds when the jury stops thinking.
If the defendant is bad and starts wondering.
Is the victim bad.
And in a courtroom run by judge for -- -- you would almost expect the -- to stand up and say.
We the jury find Bob -- -- guilty.
Just for -- needs to understand.
It's not open season on victims because you want to settle an old political vendetta.
Kathleen has paid the ultimate price she cannot speak for herself.
At the very least let the jury hear the truth.
-- hold true.
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