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1 RogueOne  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 7:05:09am

Thank goodness for the Innocence Project.

2 iceweasel  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 7:11:28am

re: #1 RogueOne

Thank goodness for the Innocence Project.

I tagged it with Innoncence Project because it’s relevant, but this guy was actually freed due to his own extraordinarily dedicated lawyers. This guy John Thompson is the director of Resurrection After Exoneration, a support group for exonerated inmates.

3 RogueOne  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 7:17:35am

re: #2 iceweasel

I assumed, oops//. I remember reading pieces about his case when the USSC was deciding his case and I thought he was one of the IP wins.

4 iceweasel  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 7:20:33am

re: #3 RogueOne

I assumed, oops//. I remember reading pieces about his case when the USSC was deciding his case and I thought he was one of the IP wins.

I can’t believe SCOTUS overturned it, but that’s what you get with Scalia, who thinks it’s perfectly fine to execute innocent people.

5 iceweasel  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 7:21:44am
6 RogueOne  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 7:34:28am

re: #5 iceweasel

I don’t think that he means it’s “fine” to execute innocent people only that the constitution lays out the process for a “fair” trial and allows for the death penalty and those are the rules we’re stuck with. I think it’s pretty evident that a fair trial doesn’t necessarily equate to getting the truth.

At some point the results of a jury trial is out of the hands of the judiciary. If there weren’t any mistakes made (other than convicting an innocent person) there isn’t much they can do about it at the federal level. The whole idea of correcting errors in a trial by letting governors/president hand out pardons sounds good in concept but it’s not working in reality. On one hand we have a few people like Huck who passed them out like candy (seemingly to those with religious conversions) and others who refuse to give out any regardless of the situation.

Short answer, the only way to make sure it to dump the DP.

7 Romantic Heretic  Mon, Apr 11, 2011 8:19:40am

Weapons take many forms, and they must be used with care, wisdom and restraint.

Unfortunately these are traits that have never been popular with human beings.

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