And jury duty being what it is may have had something to do with Pollard's life sentence penalty...jury nullification.
As a matter of fact some of the actual treasonous charges were dropped against Pollard in order to gain a guilty conviction....a plea bargain was reached...
Pollard had help; did any of his supervisors or peers get nailed?
...his body, after he dies of old age in prison.
I am a soldier, I have no sympathy for traitors.
Capturing Jonathan Pollard: How One of the Most Notorious Spies in
American History Was Brought to Justice
by Ronald J. Olive
I (VOA) haven't read the book, but did hear the author on BookTV (C-Span2
He gave a very interesting rendition of the tracking down and
capture of Pollard.
And how Pollard's superiors let him run wild (or at least on
an excessively long leash).
Hanoi Jane and John Kerry should be in the cells adjacent to this traitor.