How many female prisoners, fresh from hearing her sentence, try to muster some semblance of dignity as they walk in chains through the prisoner’s door next to the judge’s bench. She detected a smirk from the young prosecutor. The recent law-school graduate in the pencil skirt, the high strap-on heels and she sheer peach-colored nylon blouse would receive a $50.00 gift card as the winner of the office pool.
As the first prosecutor to have 150 years in sentenced handed down for the month, she would finally win against her colleagues. She was glad she pressed for 20 years. In the spirit of compromise the settlement for Esperanza Valdez was 12 years.
Another day of justice at the Women’s Felony Court.
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