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Apr. 15, 2024

Judge John Pro assesses remorse and commitment in felony cases

San Diego judge finds some felons don't really want probation

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San Diego County Superior Court

SAN DIEGO - Superior Court Judge John G. Pro has found in his felony arraignment assignment that "people are very remorseful when they know they're before somebody who's deciding" whether they are going to jail instead of being granted diversion or extended probation. But do they want to change?

"So, I look at a lot of different factors," Pro said. "One is: Does this person appear sincere in their wanting to take advantage of t... (continued)

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