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To: SeaHawkFan
IDK the details here but he has had his execution put on hold three times already. Apparently whatever doubts linger are not all that reasonable, since the defense has had ample opportunity to make their case.

This isn't the 1950's, I assume the defendant's case has been well scrutinized. If they're down to trying to use a lie detector test at this late date, I'd say this guy has gotten due process.

It may happen, rarely, that an innocent man is executed. That's why I support the idea of the Innocence Project, to minimize horrible mistakes. I don't think it happens enough to suspend the use of capital punishment, just as I don't think the deaths of civilians in warfare (collateral damage)is good enough a reason to be a pacifist.

18 posted on 09/21/2011 11:06:35 AM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

Cops and prosecutors intimidate witnesses all he time.

Yes, the case has been scrutinized. That’s why even conservativer legal experts say this execution is an injustice.

Are you telling me hat you habor no doubts as to this guy’s actual innocence?


23 posted on 09/21/2011 11:14:59 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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