They were all “throwaway” victims — drug addicts and prostitutes — whom society, and police departments, had marginalized and given little notice to. === “— twenty-five years of my life and I was putting people in jail when you were giving boys blow jobs under the bleachers. You insult me and you insult everything I ever did down there. === “You can’t ever know why a child decides to do something.” === The confession was bogus — it came from a man who would have confessed to killing the Black Dahlia if he had been asked. === The judge saw that, knew this case was a duck without wings, === “See, that’s what I mean. That’s the problem. It isn’t a ‘lifestyle.’ And it’s not a ‘choice.’ You’re hetero, right?” “Yes.” “Is that a ‘lifestyle choice or are you just hetero?”