The criminal justice system is like a riddle: When is 30 years not 30 years? When the clock is set to Maryland time. Jason Billingsley, the man charged in the killing of Baltimore tech entrepreneur Pava LaPere, was free despite a 2015 conviction for a brutal rape. Billingsley served about nine years of his three-decade-long sentence for that conviction.
With Billingsley, justice system worked as (disastrously) designed
October 3, 2023