This is long (like, five pages in a word document long), fairly opinionated (without being judgmental), and I may have deviated from the original question a little bit. Think twice before you click the read more.
A 30-year old man was sentenced to 23 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to sell marijuana in Missouri.
Four days later, another man was on trial for stealing $9,000 from a Burger King, and separately tried for child molestion and child pornography. He was given 10 years for the theft, and a slap on the wrist for the child pornography.