Originally Posted by MWM
So judges shouldn't sentence then, which is essentially what you're saying. All sentencing should be pre-determined so judges aren't allowed to bring anything subjective to the process. That sounds to me like what you're saying.
What I am saying is that they should sentence based on the crime, not based on how someone acted within the court room assuming that person didn't break a law in the court room and even then, that should probably wind up as a separate case, no?
If this judge wanted to send Chad to jail for his probation violation, fine. I am on board. But she didn't.