letters | scandal at state drug lab
If convicted, chemist deserves harsh judgment
Richard Gonci writes: I view false imprisonment as among the highest of crimes. Rather than a paltry 10-year sentence, if convicted, a more Solomonic judgment would be that Annie Dookhan serve one year for every year wrongly served by each of the defendants whose cases she affected. Based on the metric of just those released to date, that would be a long time, indeed.