Skip to comments.Special judge grants new trials for torture-slaying defendants, cites Baumgartner's conduct
Posted on 12/01/2011 9:17:02 PM PST by SmithL
KNOXVILLE A special judge today granted new trials for four defendants in the 2007 torture-slaying cases, agreeing with lawyers that presiding Judge Richard Baumgartner's conduct led to fundamental structural flaws in the prosecutions.
Jon Kerry Blackwood, his voice at times rising to a shout, said Baumgartner was obviously intoxicated in 2009 and 2010 while Lemaricus Davidson, Letalvis Cobbins, George Thomas and Vanessa Coleman were being prosecuted.
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How exactly does one "serve" a death sentence?
Jon Kerry Blackwood, his voice at times rising to a shout, said Baumgartner was obviously intoxicated in 2009 and 2010Whoop-dee-do. So the judge was drunk.
We have druggie Crack Smoking POTUS and a U.S. AG who, by his actions and decisions, is IMO, apparently shooting up heroin, dropping LSD, or eating magic mushrooms.(1).
(1) someone check his iPod for a continuous loop of 'Inna Godda Da Vida' (YouTube, Original 17:02 Version)