Skip to comments.State Supreme Court to review appeal request in Christian/Newsom slayings
Posted on 05/16/2012 10:13:30 AM PDT by SmithL
The Tennessee Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled a willingness to at least consider the state Attorney General's Office's bid to appeal a decision ordering new trials in the January 2007 torture slayings of a Knox County couple.
Rather than dismissing at the onset the state's request to appeal Special Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood's ruling upending convictions in the slayings of Channon Christian, 21, and Christopher Newsom, 23, the state's high court is inviting debate on the issue instead.
In an order released Tuesday, the court is requiring attorneys for the defendants at issue in the case to respond to the AG's Office's request for an appeal of Blackwood's decision.
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In a perfect world ALL of those savages should have been taken directly from the courtroom and hung on the public square!!!
And remember, a gallows made of wood is both natural and reusable! Think green!
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