Pubdate: Fri, 14 May 1999
Date: 05/14/1999
Source: Isthmus (WI)
Author: Diane Nicks
Note: subject line by MAP editor

The Isthmus story on Abe McCants ("When Is There Mercy?" 4/9/99)
serves as a reminder to everyone that while the law demands justice,
justice must also at times be tempered with mercy. I personally am
relieved that Mr. McCants was not returned to jail. In the future, we
in this office should al-ways strive to act with compassion in similar

Diane Nicks
Dane County District Attorney