Prosecutor talks death penalty, prison overcrowding, marijuana

April 6, 2017

The death penalty is, to some extent, society’s self defense, according Holly Meyer, 16th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney.

Meyer spoke to the Batesville Rotary Club at Monday’s meeting at Kelley Wyatt’s Restaurant about her job as a prosecutor and shared her thoughts on medical marijuana and prison overcrowding. She also shared the story of her death sentence case, which will see resolution in a couple of weeks.

So what is the 16th District?

“It’s five counties,” Meyer said. “Independence, Fulton, Izard, Stone and Cleburne. That’s a really big district. To travel from the Missouri line down to Quitman is a 2½-hour drive.”

Read the rest here: https://guardonline.com/?p=234582

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