Jami Floyd | Bio
Brandon Craig has been acquitted of all charges related to the brutal murders of three teenagers, ten years ago; and it’s a good thing.
Don’t get me wrong: Three innocent kids were gunned down, in cold blood, before their lives had really even begun. Their families have suffered immeasurably in the ten years since. But the “not guilty” verdict is a good thing because of what it says about our system of justice. The verdict signals a return to the principles upon which our system was founded — that every man is innocent until proven guilty.
In recent years, we have lost sight of those fundamentals; in too many cases the desire for retribution has replaced reason, and reasonable doubt was the first casualty. Now, however, the pendulum of justice is swinging back to center. Juries, like this one, are once again finding the courage to hold the prosecution to its proof.
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