Price of Justice

RECEIVED Fri., Feb. 22, 2013

Dear Editor,
    Many Austinites want to blame the jury, the defense attorneys, the system, and, frankly, money for the Gabrielle Nestande trial result ["Nestande Guilty of Criminally Negligent Homicide," Newsdesk blog, Feb. 22]. But if the case should have gone the other way, then didn't the district attorney's office blow it? If they aren't talented enough to go toe to toe with Roy Minton's office, then yes, you can buy your freedom in the Travis County criminal justice system, at the price of Minton's fee.
Kerry O'Brien
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