I was not smoking in the car nor was I under the influence of any substance at all. It is necessary when coming home from the freeway to make a u-turn in order to park on my side of the street. There is nothing even remotely suspicious about simply parking a vehicle....unless he wants to argue that I live in a "suspicious neighborhood"?
Well thank you for your work. I do not believe that I was aware that I was waiving any such right to challenge the evidence against me. To the best of my knowledge I do not believe I was made aware of that by either the public defender or the judge. And if I was it was apparently done in the form of some sort of legaleze that I did not understand. After thinking the whole experience over, I felt, for lack of a better word, that I was railroaded throught the process.
I understand what you say about my chances and that just enforces my belief that those of us without any legal education are having our rights trampled upon on a daily basis. I do appreciate the work you've done but I do feel unsatisfied with the answer or at the very least the brickwall of inability to challenge the "old boy" network of the courts. I feel completely let down by the state of American justice. I'm sure myl little case doesn't amount to a hill of beans anyway. But I will at least verify your credit taking yet another small hit besides the $710.00 hit I've already taken and couldn't afford.
I did not take your advice and simply roll over and take the choice I was given. Instead I continued to contact the district attorney's office through the support link online and my case has now been taking up by one of the higher authorities in the system. Because of my persistence is very likely the system will be changed. Simply accepting this "old boys" network is unacceptable.
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