Case Analysis: The Carmela Buhbut Case

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'The Carmela Buhbut case' article presented the readers with the three judgments of her appeal to the Supreme Court in 1994 after Buhbut convicted for murdering her abusive husband earlier that year; she was condemned to seven years imprisonment by the District Court. Two of the justices (Justice Bach and Justice Dorner) proposed to reduce her penalty from seven years imprisonment for three years in jail. They proposed the reducing of her penalty considering the fact she suffered a horrible abuse from her husband for 24 years, and although her entire family and friends knew about the abuse, still none of them done nothing to help her. However, Justice Kedmi proposed that the appeal dismissed because it might send the 'wrong message' and make

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