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An article from The Philadelphia Inquirer exposes the city courts. On tonight's Deal of the Day, Cam Edwards shares a story from the article "Justice: Delayed, Dismissed and Denied" by Craig R. McCoy, Nancy Phillips, and Dylan Purcell, Inquirer Staff Writers. "Kareem Johnson stood over Walter Smith and executed him. He fired so close that Smith's blood splashed up onto Johnson's Air Jordan baseball cap," the article begins, "He shot him as a favor to a childhood friend. Smith was a threat because he had come forward as a witness in a murder case against Clinton Robinson. With the witness dead, Robinson cut a sweet deal. He pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to just 2 1/2 to five years. "Basically, I beat it," he says now."