Well said, mack59 and Tom Servo.
The "Simple Justice" post linked by Mr. Norris, above, is both fascinating and disgusting. Interesting reading for laymen who wonder what happens under the hood in such momentous cases. It ain't pretty!
"...A humble and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise." Ps. li
"When law and morality contradict each other, the citizen has the cruel alternative of either losing his moral sense or losing his respect for the law." —Frederic Bastiat