June 04, 2006

ID: different counties, different murder outcomes

From the Times-News:

Twin Falls County prosecutors lead Magic Valley in making homicide charges stick

There is a saying among some Magic Valley criminal attorneys: If you are charged with homicide, make sure it’s not in Twin Falls County...

Across the Snake River Canyon, two adjacent counties promise homicide defendants a less certain outcome...

“If the system is working correctly the defense will lose nearly every case,” (prosecutor Grant) Loebs said. “You should file the cases that are difficult if you are convinced the person’s guilty and if you have the evidence...”