After the barrister’s speech, Bill’s punishment was upgraded. Why?
In autumn, a district court was hearing a case of a homeless man who had broken a shop window. Because of the barrister’s speech, the court, although drifting toward a conditional sentence, convicted the criminal.
The barrister said: “Winter is coming! A homeless man can die. Don’t you understand that only in prison the defendant will have shoes, clothes, and food…”.