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September 5th, 2014
Episode 131 of 489 episodes
Don’t be guilty of not following this important court case. Listen to find out all about it. Slow dialog: 1:44 Explanations: 3:28 Fast dialog: 17:10 Danny: Have you been following the Schirru case? Carol: Yeah, I have. I think he’s guilty. Danny: You’re kidding, right? He’s innocent and this is a show trial. The district attorney is conducting a witch-hunt for his own political ambitions. Carol: No, he’s not. It is a high-profile case, but that’s only because he wants to make an example of Schirru. People like him should be off the streets. Putting him in jail sends a message to other criminals. Danny: What kind of message? Carol: The message that the government is cracking down. Danny: I think it’s just grandstanding and Schirru is being made a sacrificial lamb. Carol: You can believe what you like, but I think it’s great that the district attorney is taking a stand. Danny: Yes, but he seems to be doing it at the expense of real justice. Carol: Not from where I’m standing. Danny: Then you need to find a new place to stand – preferably one without blind spots. Script by Dr. Lucy Tse
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