Quiz on the Floyd Caldwell Story

Who received the benefit of the doubt, the white defendant or the black defendant?

Who was savagely beaten by police for refusing to confess so he had to come to court in a wheelchair, the white defendant or the black defendant?

Who was released from jail on her signature alone, with courteous treatment, without so much as a driving restriction, the white defendant or the black defendant?

In whose case was a conflict of interest acted upon by the court system, the white defendant or the black defendant?

In whose case were massive inconsistencies in testimony and the description of the wrongdoer ignored by the judge so that a finding of guilt could be entered, the white defendant or the black defendant?

In whose case was the clear testimony of 3 eyewitnesses ignored, so that findings could be made in favor of the defendant, the white defendant or the black defendant?

The testimony of which defendant was believed by the judge, the white defendant or the black defendant?

Which victims had a judge and other officials show solicitous concern for the rights of the victim, the white victims or the black victims?

Who got the maximum sentence, the white defendant or the black defendant?

Who got the minimum sentence, the white defendant or the black defendant?

Who decided how much justice Floyd Caldwell should get, white judges or black judges?


Obviously, if you are charged with a crime in Berrien County, it pays to be white.



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