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Common Law, episode 11: Seeking sentencing consistency

Oscar Ortiz was one of four men convicted of an armed robbery that netted them $7 last year. Three different judges granted the others probation but prosecutors asked Judge David Kaufman to send Ortiz to prison. Ortiz, supported by his family, told Kaufman that seven months in the county jail was enough for him to know he didn’t want more time behind bars.

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