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When you say set out all of this do you mean his childhood and how he has found God in healing and delivering him from his wrong doings? Can you write the letter for me or help me get started with a good topic sentence and closing statement.
Honorable XXXXX XXXXX
123 rd District Court
Re: Case No.23213 Rodger Jones
Dear Judge Smith,
I am writing you concerning the above referenced young man.I understand that he is to be sentenced for .....I wanted to ask you to consider his special circumstances and ask for some mercy and understanding.He has overcome a childhood of...
He can benefit society by receiving rehabilitation for his drug problems.They have contributed to his present circumstances......
Should I keep the letter short and to the point? Would the judge take time to read about his childhood? Should I go in detail?