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Old April 6 2013, 07:23 PM   #49
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Re: Federation is inhumanly benevolent

Marsden wrote: View Post
"Drive Drunk, Go To Jail"
In Washington State, if you're caught driving "impaired" you go to jail prior to any trial.

However, it does take a trial to send someone subsequently into the penal system. Fox's statement does (at least the way he phrased it) imply that he possessed the personal authority to sent Scott to a penal colony, solely on his say so.

That's much better! What do I owe you?
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