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LETTER: Michael Levy victimized again

Michael Levy was left paralyzed by an axe attack by teens who were given sentences letter-writers deem much too light. -
Michael Levy was left paralyzed by an axe attack by teens who were given sentences letter-writers deem much too light.
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Re: Sentence in Michael Levy case.

It is proven again that the hallmark of the Canadian justice system is to victimize the victims again.

The legal people repeatedly say they are doing a great job. 

Maybe for themselves but not for us, the public.

There is nothing more to be said that hasn’t been said so many times by so many.


Dave Bains, Surrey

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‘Monsters’ back on the streets

I would be far less outraged if Michael Levy’s attackers got the death penalty rather than the slap on the wrist they received for the hatchet attack that left him a quadriplegic.

Not only is there no justice for Michael or his family but within a matter of months the system will be releasing these monsters back out on our streets.

I am outraged. I am horrified. I am sickened.


Joei Carlton Hossack, Surrey

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A justice system to laugh at

Re: Adult sentences in Surrey axe attack.

So Judge Kenneth Ball said the “teen who wrote the letter has taken full responsibility for his part in the swarming attack.”

Is that so? Does taking full responsibility include stepping into an elevator with two smirking friends after sentencing, and then a chorus of raucous laughter emanating from inside once the doors close?

This thug has learned absolutely nothing – except that the justice system in this country is a complete joke.

Tim Banks, Surrey

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