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Judge North At It Again

| June 13, 2009, 08:24 AM | 7 Comments

Judge Pamela North Feels Sorry For Gangbanger

How does one go about getting rid of incompetency? Once again, our judicial system appears to have failed the citizens of Maryland.  And if anyone follows the news, it should come as no surprise that it is at the hands of Judge Pamela North.

According to an article in The Capital, Judge North did not want to expose a known leader of the “Crips” to gangs in prison.  The defendant, Jeffrey Holbrook, 21 of Glen Burnie was convicted of first degree assault.

While under sentencing guidelines, Holbrook should have received 7 years in prison, Judge North felt it appropriate to cut it back to 4 years fearing that those additional three years wold “indoctrinate” him into other gangs.

You would become more and more indoctrinated in a bigger and better gang.

–Judge Pamela L. North


Hello, Pam, he is already in a gang. He already has been convicted of assault. Is there a waiting period in our prisons for gang indoctrination that you are not telling us about?

For those that have not followed the ridiculous rulings by Judge North, it is worth some investigation. This is the woman that refused to convict an incarcerated man who stabbed another man in prison with an illegal knife. The reason–prisoners have a “right” to protect themselves from threats in prison.  Maybe Judge North thinks it might be a better idea to give out state issued assault weapons to prisoners when they check in. After all, they have a right to protect themselves. Since Judge North feels so strongly about this particular criminal, maybe she might like to take him in as a boarder in her home for four years? Just a thought!

But seriously, Judge North needs to go.  As we are subject to more and more violent crime with seemingly no consequences, we cannot have our Judges handing out favors to gang members.

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  1. dj says:

    Wow, that is just absurd. North is off base in many of her sentences and generally too lenient on sentences.

  2. Black Power says:

    Judge North is right as usual. Why are you racists scared of a well reason color blind decision by Her Honor ? You still are free to put on your white hoods and party together on weekends.

  3. KC says:

    You people don’t know what you’re talking about. She’s an excellent judge and incredibly intelligent. So BACK OFF. I mean, honestly, what are you doing for a living?

  4. Just Sayin' says:

    As a travel industry owner, I wonder what your qualifications are relating to the criminal justice system? I am no expert but I realize that, although I have a degree in Criminology and Corrections. Hard time and more time does not necessarily mean a better result. As a matter of fact, I think most professionals will tell you that inmates are worse when they come out than when they went in. What seems to be a reasonable course of action to the outsider may not make sense to those who work in the industry. You would probably scoff at Ms. North’s opinions relating to travel.

  5. Just Sayin' says:

    Just curious what your background is in the field of Corrections? What seems to be the correct answer to these problems is usually not according to experts in the field of Criminology and Corrections. More time and hard time frequently results in a worse offender when it comes time to let him or her out. I do have a B.S.degree in Crim and Correc although I do not consider myself an expert and would be loath to form opinions such as you have done. You don’t know enough to make these assessments.

    I’m certain you would scoff at Judge North’s opinions on the travel business.

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