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Unformatted text preview: The system is supposed to be set up for us to be innocent until proven guilty. Once an accusation has been made, one should not have to prove their innocence. The arresting officer and prosecutor should have enough evidence to prove their guilty. We do not need to spend our money on building more jails and prisons; we need to spend our money on rehabilitation. Not all will benefit from rehabilitation, but even if half do, that is half that will not return to the prison system again. In this day and age there are many obstacles people have to go through in order to live life, I dont believe it is fair to put a criminal behind bars and give up on the chance that a person can learn from mistakes and with the right resources, may change their way of life....
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- Spring '10