Originally Posted by Bren
Not constitutional - separation of powers makes that the courts' call. However, at a state level, it would depend on what the La. constitution says and whether the issue can move on to a federal court. Their legal system is different from the other 49 states.
We used to call it Frog Law when I worked there.
Ten out of twelve gets you a guilty verdict there, life in prison for selling any amount of heroin, seventeen years old is an adult for crimes, and no indictments for anything less than a capital crime, for instance, to see how different the Code Napoleon can be from English Common Law.