When he flew into Rochester to visit his client, Kindlon encountered the attitude that he believes many jurors have. At the airport car rental counter, a woman asked him why he was going to Albion. When he told her he had a client there who had been forcibly raped, the woman said the inmate deserved it. "When a person in a cop uniform or law enforcement uniform gets before a jury, they get a tremendous amount of sympathy that they don't deserve," he says. "You run into this attitude: 'Well, it probably serves her right.' "
Prison Guards Get Light Sentences For Sex Abuse
New York State prison guards who break the law by having sex with an inmate often receive favorable treatment by juries and light sentences from judges.
By Kelly Virella | Monday, May 23, 2011
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