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Interview with Sam

JM: Tell us about the pre-sentencing process:
Sam: the presentencing process took about 6 months and they gathered information on my whole life and used it against me at sentencing

JM: Did you have police stop by your house for questioning? If not please give us details on how you came to be arrested.
Sam: no

JM: What was court like? Please give as many details as you recall.
Sam: it was very scary they took us there hand cuffed and shackled and marched us in to a holding area and took us to court one at a time i sat at a table with my lawyer and the prosecuter sat at a table becide ours and the judge sat in front of us facing us

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