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February 7, 2013 at 7:00 AM

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Judge rules no death penalty in Carnation case

Public funds should go elsewhere

Really? Five million dollars in public funds to pay for defense costs in a single criminal case that’s not half over [“Death penalty thrown out in slayings,” page one, Feb. 1]?

I believe in providing criminal defendants legal representation, but that’s outrageous. The need to educate our children and provide food and shelter to the destitute trump any public multimillion-dollar handout for one or two criminal defendants. Get real.

--Jon G. Schneidler, Suquamish


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