Sen. Kamala Harris defended her criminal record on Monday in CNN City Hall, rejecting some liberal criticism of her record, claiming she "has kept all my careers." not only is she aware of the criticism of her time as a San Francisco District Attorney and California attorney, but she is ready to take it.
"I have agreed on my entire career," she said in response to a question, asking her to turn to her "controversial past."
"My career was based on the understanding that as a prosecutor, it is my duty to seek and to make sure that the most vulnerable and unhappy among us are protected."
She added, "I've worked throughout my career to reform the criminal justice system, I understand, to your point of view, that it's deeply wrong." a recent edition by La Ráz Bazelon, former director of Loyola's innocent law school in Los Angeles.
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Harris also outlines how he is "personally against the death penalty," adding that "it will not change." "Insufficient system," said Harris, it is cheaper to allow people to spend their lives and end their lives in jail. She did not say she defended the death penalty in California in court.
Harris continued to say there is still a lot of work in criminal justice, namely dealing with mass imprisonment, bailiff reform, and the disproportionate use of the crime, but he defends what she has done.
But in response to some decisions he made in the past to punish crimes, Harry said these changes should be balanced with the need to impose sanctions on those who commit crimes.
"We all realize that this is a deeply erroneous system, but we also want to make sure that when a woman is raped, the child is abused, a human being is killed by another human being, it will have consequences and serious consequences for these crimes, "she said.
Harringed by CNN's Jake Chatter on part of her record, Harris said he would compare his case to any other elected prosecutor in the country and knows there are people he can not win.
"I will also say there is still a lot of work," she said. "And I wished I could do more?" I really want to be able to do more. "