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Old 09-09-2013, 04:28 PM
Location: Coos Bay, Oregon
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Originally Posted by don1945 View Post
One thing that struck me was how fast this whole ordeal was resolved in the courts. I mean, the girls were just rescued in May, I think, and by the beginning of September he was already tried, convicted, and (now) dead. I thought a trial of this magnitude would have dragged on forever, or at least would have taken months and maybe years to even get to trial.
His lawyers first filed a motion for a speedy-trial. Then he pleaded guilty. That simplified the process, a lot.

Honestly though most all trial should be over in a few months. Facts are facts. It doesn't take years to give someone a fair trial. Delay tactics are what cause trials to stretch out to years.
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